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ConStellation may refer to:

  • The 41st World Science Fiction Convention, ConStellation, held in Baltimore in 1983
  • Con†Stellation, an annual general-interest science fiction convention held in Huntsville, Alabama, since 1982

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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also Konstellation, and konstellation

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English

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Etymology

From Middle English constellacioun, constillacioun, from Middle French constellation, from Latin constellātiō < cōn (with) + stēlla (star, astral body)

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
constellation

Plural
constellations

constellation (plural constellations)

  1. An arbitrary formation of stars perceived as a figure or pattern.
  2. An image associated with a group of stars.
  3. (astronomy) Any of the 88 officially recognized regions of the sky, including all stars and celestial bodies in the region.
  4. (astrology) The configuration of planets at a given time (notably of birth), as used for determining a horoscope.
  5. (figuratively) A wide, seemingly unlimited assortment.
    A constellation of possibilities.
Synonyms

Derived terms

  • constellatory

Related terms

Translations

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French

Etymology

From Middle French constellation, from Latin constellātiō < cōn (with) + stēlla (star, astral body)

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /kɔ̃s.tɛ.la.sjɔ̃/, SAMPA: /kO~s.tE.la.sjO~/

Noun

constellation

  1. A constellation.

Related terms

  • consteller
  • stellaire

Citable sentences

Up to date as of December 30, 2010

Here are sentences from other pages on Constellation, which are similar to those in the above article.








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