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new planets

plural noun
1.
the outer planets Uranus, Neptune, and (formerly) Pluto, only discovered comparatively recently
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  • The search for new planets was next resumed about 1831, by Herr Hencke, of Driessen.

    The Asteroids Daniel Kirkwood
  • Then, in their new life, on new planets, they had set to work making those dreams and those pictures live.

    Lone Star Planet Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
  • There were always different hazards to overcome as new planets were settled.

    Bolden's Pets F. L. Wallace
  • This consideration at once simplifies the search for new planets.

    The Story of the Heavens Robert Stawell Ball
  • Hell, you know the margin of profit there is in trading on these new planets, twenty to one at least.

    A Transmutation of Muddles Horace Brown Fyfe
  • These new planets also we are told are fragments of a larger planet: how came this larger planet never to have been discovered?

    Thoughts on Man William Godwin

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