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- proper n. A bright circumpolar asterism of the northern sky, said to resemble a ladle or cart. It is part of the constellation Ursa Major and includes the stars Mizar, Dubhe, and Alkaid.
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- n. elevated railway in an amusement park (usually with sharp curves and steep inclines)
- n. a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
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There was Iipchaiapaachuoo, the Pipe-pointer Stars, that whites call the Big Dipper, and Ihkawaieische, the Hand Stars (Orion).
Inside, on the wall, among 100s of reviewers 'raves, ice cream awards, and personal notes of thanks to the Big Dipper is a photo of a bunch of local kids all dressed in formal wear going to their Senior Prom ... in the Cowmobile! "
If we let the deficit hawks and government haters dominate economic debates, as they have, then the Big Dipper will continue for years.
If we let the deficit hawks and government haters dominate this debate, as they have, the Big Dipper will continue for years.
The tail fin lines up with the two Big Dipper stars which line up to point to Polaris the North Star.
The sky is -- it's a beautiful, clear night beneath the Big Dipper.
Looking up himself, Eddie saw that Old Star and Old Mother were gone, their places taken by Polaris and the Big Dipper.
It has seven, like the Big Dipper, which explains the "Minus Two."
Benteen noticed the tongue of the wagon was pointed at the Big Dipper, as it always would be for the rest of the drive.
The Big Dipper would swing past and then, presently, Orion.
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