- Astronomy. a star of the first magnitude in the constellation Lyra.
Origin of Vega1
- Lo·pe de [law-pe th e] /ˈlɔ pɛ ðɛ/, Lope Félix de Vega Carpio, 1562–1635, Spanish dramatist and poet.
- Garcilaso de la Vega.
- a city in SE Nevada.
- a city in central New Mexico.
Examples from the Web for vegas
Contemporary Examples of vegas
They were going to get the supper clubs and Vegas, just like Sam wanted.How Martin Luther King Jr. Influenced Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’
December 28, 2014
How Britney Spears went to Vegas and became a feminist role model.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Dec 8-14, 2014
December 13, 2014
When she declined, she claimed she was fired from the Vegas Hilton, and that the whole experience scarred her for life.
Later, she said he invited her to see The Temptations in concert and check out his Vegas stand-up show.
In his new song Vegas, the walking therapy session formerly known as Marshall Mathers raps about raping Iggy Azalea.Eminem’s Rape Fantasy with Iggy Azalea: The Tired, Juvenile Misogyny Needs to Stop
November 20, 2014
Historical Examples of vegas
I have no right to run that of Vegas y Libertad into a noose as well.The Key to Yesterday
Charles Neville Buck
And someone else—the gang that captured you—gets it at Steamboat and takes it to Vegas.The Scarlet Lake Mystery
Harold Leland Goodwin
Hence he sending for Stuart to come and see him in "Vegas" on important business.
Stuart arrived finally; he came in a buggy with a gentleman from "Vegas."
He driv along from Hocradle caon with 'em on the road from Vegas.Heart's Desire
- a city in SE Nevada: famous for luxury hotels and casinos. Pop: 517 017 (2003 est)
- the brightest star in the constellation Lyra and one of the most conspicuous in the N hemisphere. It is part of an optical double star having a faint companion. Distance: 25.3 light years; spectral type: A0V
Word Origin for Vega
- See Lope de Vega
1638, bright northern star, the alpha of Lyra, from Arabic (Al Nasr) al Waqi translated variously as "the eagle of the desert" or "the falling vulture."
- A star in the constellation Lyra and one of the five brightest stars in the night sky. It is a white main-sequence star in the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, with an apparent magnitude of 0.04. Vega, along with Altair and Deneb, form the Summer Triangle asterism. Scientific name: Alpha Lyra.
City in southern Nevada.