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sun sign

noun, Astrology.
1.
the sign of the zodiac through which the sun moves for approximately 30 days each year as the signs rotate through the heavens along the elliptic.
Origin of sun sign
1890-1895
1890-95
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  • The first is thought to show the sun sign Kin, while the second sign has been suggested as a breast-bone, a shield, or a dog.

    The American Egypt Channing Arnold
British Dictionary definitions for sun sign

sun sign

noun
1.
another name for sign of the zodiac
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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