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Cassiopeia definition

  • noun:
    • A W-shaped constellation into the Northern Hemisphere between Andromeda and Cepheus.
    • A constellation of the northern hemisphere, situated between Cepheus and Perseus; -- so named honoring the partner of Cepheus, a wonderful king of Ethiopia.
    • an attractive circumpolar constellation, expected to portray the spouse of Cepheus seated in a chair and holding up both hands.
    • [NL.] In zoology, the typical genus regarding the family Cassiopeiid√¶.
    • (Greek mythology) the partner of Cepheus and mama of Andromeda
    • a W-shaped constellation inside northern hemisphere near Polaris
  • proper-noun:
    • pleased spouse of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda, queen of Eritrea. When she boasted that her beauty ended up being corresponding to that the Nereids, she was punished by Poseidon.
    • A circumpolar constellation for the north sky representing Queen Cassiopeia from Greek myth. The constellation lies between Cepheus and Perseus.
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