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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A double star in the constellation Southern Cross.

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  • n. the brightest star in the Southern Cross

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  • A dozen light-years off, the twin blue giant suns that were Alpha Crucis dominated heaven.

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  • Today the Optical Remote Sensing instruments stared first at the star Gamma Crucis, then Alpha Crucis, as they were occulted by the rings.

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