metagalaxy

[ met-uh-gal-uh k-see ]
/ ˌmɛt əˈgæl ək si /

noun, plural met·a·gal·ax·ies. Astronomy.

the complete system of galaxies; the Milky Way and all the surrounding galaxies.

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Origin of metagalaxy

First recorded in 1925–30; meta- + galaxy

OTHER WORDS FROM metagalaxy

met·a·ga·lac·tic [met-uh-guh-lak-tik] /ˌmɛt ə gəˈlæk tɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for metagalaxy

metagalaxy
/ (ˌmɛtəˈɡæləksɪ) /

noun plural -axies

the total system of galaxies and intergalactic space making up the universe

Derived forms of metagalaxy

metagalactic (ˌmɛtəɡəˈlæktɪk), adjective
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