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noun Astronomy.
the hypothesis that the universe is isotropic and homogeneous on a large scale: used to simplify the equations of general relativity for models of the universe.
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cosmological principle

noun
astronomy the theory that the universe is uniform, homogenous, and isotropic, and therefore appears the same from any position
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