metagalaxy


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met·a·gal·ax·y

 (mĕt′ə-găl′ək-sē)
n. pl. met·a·gal·ax·ies
The assemblage of all galaxies; the entire physical universe.

metagalaxy

(ˌmɛtəˈɡæləksɪ)
n, pl -axies
(Astronomy) the total system of galaxies and intergalactic space making up the universe
metagalactic adj

met•a•gal•ax•y

(ˌmɛt əˈgæl ək si)

n., pl. -ax•ies.
the complete system of galaxies.
[1925–30]
met`a•ga•lac′tic (-gəˈlæk tɪk) adj.

metagalaxy

the entire system of galaxies, including the Milky Way. — metagalactic, adj.
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* One index item (among many I could mention) that you won't find is "metagalaxy," a term defined in the American Heritage Dictionary as describing the entire physical universe.