from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the meteors of the flock which annually, in October, appear to radiate from the constellation of Orion.
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Ginger_Kunita (Japan) Going to the beach in front of my house to see the orionid meteor shower.
19 Oct 2009 from Echofon signalhill (Undisclosed) orionid meteor showers, just after midnight, next five days. look for the constellation orion and make a wish 19 Oct 2009 from Twitterrific