Southern-cross



noun
1.
Also called Cross. Astronomy. a southern constellation between Centaurus and Musca.
Compare Northern Cross.
2.
U.S. History. the battle flag of the Confederate States of America.
Southern Cross
noun
1.
a small conspicuous constellation in the S hemisphere lying in the Milky Way near Centaurus. The four brightest stars form a cross, the longer arm of which points to the south celestial pole Formal names Crux, Crux Australis
2.
(Austral) the flag flown at the Eureka Stockade
Southern Cross
(sŭ’ərn)
A constellation in the polar region of the Southern Hemisphere near Centaurus.

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