Astronomy. the Archer, a zodiacal constellation between Scorpius and Capricorn.
the ninth sign of the zodiac: the mutable fire sign.
a person born under this sign, usually between November 22nd and December 21st; a Sagittarian.
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How to use Sagittarius in a sentence
Venus and Mercury in Sagittarius, from Wednesday, inspire deep philosophical thoughts.
And an emotional purge is in order, as ruler Mercury enters Sagittarius squaring Chiron and trining Mars.
Virgo navigates caveats, Cancer seeks knowledge, and Sagittarius breaks the rules.
Sagittarius For any Sagittarian, there is a tendency to define yourself by how others see you.
Sagittarius A sort of rebirth is in the stars as Mars enters Cancer, signaling Sagittarian psychological transformation.
To reward Chiron for his long service, the gods transferred him to the heavens as the constellation Sagittarius.Stories of Old Greece and Rome | Emilie Kip Baker
One of the most exquisite of these modern photographs is that of the Trifid nebula in Sagittarius (Fig. 142).A Text-Book of Astronomy | George C. Comstock
Were it so it would be curious, for Sagittarius, the archer, is the Word.The Life of Francis Thompson | Everard Meynell
The Sagittarius which surmounted the gable was destroyed in 1914.
The annals of Ma-touan-lin assign to it a position low down in Sagittarius.Myths and Marvels of Astronomy | Richard A. Proctor
British Dictionary definitions for Sagittarius
astronomy a large conspicuous zodiacal constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Scorpius and Capricornus on the ecliptic and crossed by the Milky Way and containing the galactic centre
Also called: the Archer astrology
the ninth sign of the zodiac, symbol ♐, having a mutable fire classification and ruled by the planet Jupiter. The sun is in this sign between Nov 22 and Dec 21
a person born when the sun is in this sign
astrology born under or characteristic of Sagittarius
- Also (for senses 2b, 3): Sagittarian (ˌsædʒɪˈtɛərɪən)
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Scientific definitions for Sagittarius
A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Scorpius and Capricornus. Sagittarius (the Archer) is the ninth sign of the zodiac.
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