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  • noun astronomy Genitive form of Pavo used when naming stars, such as α Pavonis.

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Examples

  • Behind him by three hours were advanced elements of the McCain Carrier Group, including the heavy cruiser Battle of Delta Pavonis.

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  • The next most popular spot to hunt fer chitterblax is Pavonis Mons.

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  • As for weapons - again I defer to Alastair Reynolds whose book Redemption Ark talked about had the bad guys using managed singularities to turn the star Delta Pavonis into a huge flame thrower to torch every planet in the system.

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  • "But if we caught up to them this quickly, and if this lava tube continues this smoothly all the way to Pavonis ..."

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  • Welly looked toward the western horizon, where the huge volcanic cone of Pavonis Mons towered above the plain.

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  • When the planet Pavonis is invaded by tau, what better opportunity could Uriel have to join his Chapter in combat and prove that his honour is beyond reproach?

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  • When the planet Pavonis is invaded by tau, what better opportunity could Uriel have to join his Chapter in combat and prove that his honour is beyond reproach?

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  • Just at the edge of visibility, the hair-thin line of the diamond-fiber elevator cable stretched from the summit of Pavonis to the infinity of sunlit space.

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  • The Tharsis region of Mars, including the three volcanoes of Tharsis Montes Arsia, Pavonis and Ascraeus Mons, as well as Olympic Mons in the upper left corner.

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  • If these women not only stole his camels but showed up at Pavonis with them, he'd be ridiculed for the rest of his life.

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