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Langrenus

[ lan-gree-nuhs ]
/ lænˈgri nəs /
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noun

a walled plain in the fourth quadrant of the face of the moon: about 85 miles (135 km) in diameter.

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  • The inhabitants of Langrenus, though rational, do not belong to the highest orders of intelligent Lunarians.

  • Langrenus was the first to do serious work on selenography, and named the lunar features after eminent men.

    History of Astronomy|George Forbes
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