Origin of Milky Way
Examples from the Web for milky way
Owing to the presence of the Milky-Way, the spectacle around the feet of the Twins is particularly magnificent.
Do not fail to notice the remarkable subdivisions of the Milky-Way in this neighborhood.
Nor is the human sight keen enough to see that the dust of the Milky-Way (pale as the pollen of flowers) is also made of stars.King of Camargue|Jean Aicard
Lying in and near the Milky-Way, they are particularly interesting to the observer with an opera-glass.
I am much mistaken if the first is not 'Milky-way,' and the second, 'Plato.'Uncle Titus and His Visit to the Country|Johanna Spyri
British Dictionary definitions for milky way
noun the Milky Way
Word Origin for Milky Way
Word Origin and History for milky way
late 14c., loan-translation of Latin via lactea. See also galaxy.