EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN noun, genitive Cen·tau·ri . [sen- tawr-ahy] /sɛnˈtɔr aɪ/ . Astronomy the Centaur, a southern constellation between Lupus and Vela, containing the triple-star system Alpha Centauri. Origin of Centaurus
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Centauri and Arcturus 15 degrees 18 minutes 33 seconds.
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Centauri, a Centauri and Arcturus 15 degrees 33 minutes 13 seconds.
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Centauri to put through.
It would be another five days before he reached the inhabited moons of
Centauri VI. British Dictionary definitions for centauri noun Latin genitive Centauri ( sɛnˈtɔːraɪ) a conspicuous extensive constellation in the S hemisphere, close to the Southern Cross, that contains two first magnitude stars, Alpha Centauri and Beta Centauri, and the globular cluster Omega Centauri Also called: The Centaur
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A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near the Southern Cross and Libra. Centaurus (the Centaur) contains Alpha Centauri, the star nearest Earth.
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