Southern Cross


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Southern Cross

n.
A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Centaurus and Musca. Also called Crux.
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Southern Cross

n
1. (Astronomy) a small conspicuous constellation in the S hemisphere lying in the Milky Way near Centaurus. The four brightest stars form a cross, the longer arm of which points to the south celestial pole. Formal names: Crux or Crux Australis
2. (Historical Terms) Austral the flag flown at the Eureka Stockade
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South′ern Cross′


n.
a southern constellation near Centaurus, having the form of a cross.
[1690–1700]
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South·ern Cross

(sŭth′ərn)
A constellation in the polar region of the Southern Hemisphere near Centaurus.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Southern Cross - a small conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere in the Milky Way near Centaurus
Alpha Crucis - the brightest star in the Southern Cross
Beta Crucis - the second brightest star in the Southern Cross
Milky Way, Milky Way Galaxy, Milky Way System - the galaxy containing the solar system; consists of millions of stars that can be seen as a diffuse band of light stretching across the night sky
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Translations
Kreuz des Südens

Southern Cross

nKreuz ntdes Südens
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"And when we get back from that expedition," said the indefatigable narrator, "they'll decorate us with the Southern Cross that shines up there in the Creator's button-hole."
On the verandah the air was scented with the heavy perfume of the tiare, and overhead the Southern Cross shone in a cloudless sky.
The eye took in the firmament from the Southern Cross to the North Star, those two constellations which in 12,000 years, by reason of the succession of equinoxes, will resign their part of the polar stars, the one to Canopus in the southern hemisphere, the other to Wega in the northern.
Overhead drifted a pale crescent moon, and the Southern Cross burned low in the sky.
Only could he marry, he explained, when the Southern Cross rode highest in the sky.
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