either of two irregular galactic clusters in the southern heavens that are the nearest independent star system to the Milky Way.
either of two small irregular galaxies, the Large Magellanic Cloud (Nubecula Major) and the Small Magellanic Cloud (Nubecula Minor), lying near the S celestial pole; they are probably satellites of the Galaxy. Distances: 163 000 light years (Large), 196 000 light years (Small)
[mah-guh n dey-vid; Sephardic Hebrew mah-gen dah-veed; Ashkenazic Hebrew maw-guh n daw-vid] /ˈmɑ gən ˈdeɪ vɪd; Sephardic Hebrew mɑˈgɛn dɑˈvid; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈmɔ gən ˈdɔ vɪd/ noun, Judaism. 1. . /ˈmɔːɡən ˈdeɪvɪd/ noun 1. (Judaism) another name for the Star of David
[ma-zhahn-dee] /ma ʒɑ̃ˈdi/ noun 1. François [frahn-swa] /frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA), 1783–1855, French physiologist.
[muh-jen-tuh] /məˈdʒɛn tə/ noun 1. . 2. a purplish red. [muh-jen-tuh] /məˈdʒɛn tə/ noun 1. a town in N Italy, W of Milan: the French and Sardinians defeated the Austrians here 1859. /məˈdʒɛntə/ noun 1. 2. another name for fuchsin n. 1860, in honor of the Battle of Magenta in Italy, where the French and […]
[mag-ee] /ˈmæg i/ noun 1. a female given name, form of . [koon] /kun/ noun 1. Margaret (“Maggie”) 1905–95, U.S. activist: a founder of the Gray Panthers. 2. Richard [rich-erd;; German rikh-ahrt] /ˈrɪtʃ ərd;; German ˈrɪx ɑrt/ (Show IPA), 1900–1967, German chemist, born in Austria: declined 1938 Nobel Prize at insistence of Nazi government. 3. […]