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Northern Cross

noun, Astronomy.
six stars in the constellation Cygnus, arranged in the form of a cross.
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First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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Northern Cross

a group of the five brightest stars that form a large cross in the constellation Cygnus
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