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extragalactic

[ ek-struh-guh-lak-tik ]
/ ˌɛk strə gəˈlæk tɪk /
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adjective
outside the Milky Way system.
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Origin of extragalactic

First recorded in 1850–55; extra- + galactic
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British Dictionary definitions for extragalactic

extragalactic
/ (ˌɛkstrəɡəˈlæktɪk) /

adjective
occurring or existing beyond the Galaxy
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