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 (yo͝o-rā′nē-ə, -rān′yə)
n. Greek Mythology
The muse of astronomy.

[Latin Ūrania, from Greek Ouraniā, from ouranos, heaven.]


 (yo͝o-rā′nē-ə, -rān′yə)
Uranium dioxide.

[New Latin ūrania, from uranium.]
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1. (Classical Myth & Legend) the Muse of astronomy
2. (Classical Myth & Legend) another name of Aphrodite
[C17: from Latin, from Greek Ourania, from ouranios heavenly, from ouranos heaven]
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(yʊˈreɪ ni ə, -ˈreɪn yə)

the Muse of astronomy.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Urania - (Greek mythology) the Muse of astronomyUrania - (Greek mythology) the Muse of astronomy
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
2.Urania - goddess of loveUrania - goddess of love; counterpart of Greek Aphrodite
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