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  • proper n. : A bright circumpolar asterism of the northern sky, said to resemble a large bear. It is part of the constellation Ursa Major and includes the stars Mizar, Dubhe, and Alkaid.

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  • adj. the constellation Ursa Major.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a constellation outside the zodiac that rotates around the North Star


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