[ kas-ee-uh-pee-uh ]
/ ˌkæs i əˈpi ə /
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noun, genitive Cas·si·o·pe·iae [kas-ee-uh-pee-ee] /ˌkæs i əˈpi i/ for 1.
Astronomy. a northern constellation between Cepheus and Perseus.
Classical Mythology. the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda.
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OTHER WORDS FROM CassiopeiaCas·si·o·pe·ian, adjective
Words nearby Cassiopeia
Cassini, Cassini division, Cassino, Cassiodorus, cassiope, Cassiopeia, Cassirer, cassis, cassiterite, Cassius, Cassius Longinus
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How to use Cassiopeia in a sentence
The two here are 7,500 light-years away and are known as the Double Cluster, located halfway between the bright stars in the constellations Perseus and Cassiopeia.Celestial objects you can spot from your backyard|Jessica Boddy|December 16, 2020|Popular-Science
Cassiopeia was said to have been an Ethiopian; and was, therefore, in spite of her boasted beauty black.Stories of Old Greece and Rome|Emilie Kip Baker
I advise any who's been in love with a woman under Cassiopeia to go and think about her under the Southern Cross.Tales Of Men And Ghosts|Edith Wharton
Thus might Cassiopeia, glass in hand, in her golden chair sit in high heaven!The History of Sir Richard Calmady|Lucas Malet
This star of great size and unwonted brilliancy appeared in the Chair of Cassiopeia.Terrestrial and Celestial Globes Vol II|Edward Luther Stevenson
Her mother, Cassiopeia, had boasted that she was fairer than Juno and the Nereides.The Student's Mythology|Catherine Ann White
British Dictionary definitions for Cassiopeia (1 of 2)
/ (ˌkæsɪəˈpiːə) /
Greek myth the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda
British Dictionary definitions for Cassiopeia (2 of 2)
/ (ˌkæsɪəˈpiːə) /
noun Latin genitive Cassiopeiae (ˌkæsɪəˈpiːiː)
a very conspicuous W-shaped constellation near the Pole Star. Cassiopeia A is a very strong radio and X-ray source, identified as the remnant of a supernova thought to have occurred in the late 17th century
Derived forms of CassiopeiaCassiopeian, adjective
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Scientific definitions for Cassiopeia
[ kăs′ē-ə-pē′ə ]
A W-shaped constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Andromeda and Cepheus.
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