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(Astronomy) a group of the five brightest stars that form a large cross in the constellation Cygnus
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six stars in the constellation Cygnus, arranged in the form of a cross.
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|Noun||1.||Northern Cross - a cluster of 5 bright stars forming a cross in the constellation Cygnus|
Cygnus - a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Pegasus and Draco in the Milky Way; contains a black hole
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