May 05, 2021
Learner's Word of the Day
galaxy /ˈgæləksi/ noun
galaxy
/ˈgæləksi/
noun

plural galaxies

The Andromeda Galaxy
The Andromeda Galaxy
Learner's definition of GALAXY

1 a [count] astronomy : any one of the very large groups of stars that make up the universe

  • the formation of galaxies

  • a giant/spiral galaxy

1 b the Galaxy astronomy : the galaxy in which we live : MILKY WAY

2 [count] : a large group of important or well-known people or things

  • The event was attended by a galaxy of artists.

galactic /gəˈlæktɪk/ adjective, astronomy

  • galactic objects

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