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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 Minor and includes the northern pole star Polaris.

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

  • n. a cluster of seven stars in Ursa Minor; at the end of the dipper's handle is Polaris


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