Horsehead Nebula

  1. a dark nebula in the constellation Orion, composed of opaque cosmic dust and resembling the head of a horse.

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How to use Horsehead Nebula in a sentence

  • It was a medium ship of five thousand tons burden, designed for service in the Horsehead Nebula region.

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British Dictionary definitions for Horsehead nebula

Horsehead nebula

/ (ˈhɔːsˌhɛd) /

  1. astronomy a dark nebula lying in the constellation of Orion and resembling the head of a horse

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