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Great Bear

noun

, Astronomy.
  1. the constellation Ursa Major.


Great Bear

noun

  1. the Great Bear
    the Great Bear the English name for Ursa Major


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Russia is cracking down hard on tobacco, which even casual observers know is a huge public health problem for the Great Bear.

She sat on the floor, pulling a great bear-skin rug over her, and by and by she fell asleep with her head on a chair.

Above, three angels play on pipes and reeds; while in a corner a great bear gnaws at the bark of an oak in full leaf.

The Great Bear will help us to find all the adjacent constellations.

The Indians tell the story that once Mudjekeewis, a mighty hunter, killed the great bear of the mountains.

Dear Davy, I wish you were here to-night, to catch me up in that great bear hug of yours.

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