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Astronomy. a first-magnitude star in the constellation Carina: the second brightest star in the heavens.
an ancient seacoast city in Lower Egypt, 15 miles (24 km) E of Alexandria.
Historical Examples

A Damaged Reputation Harold Bindloss
The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII) Various
Lectures on Stellar Statistics Carl Vilhelm Ludvig Charlier
World’s War Events, Vol. I Various
The Tour Louis Couperus
World’s War Events, Vol. I Various
Journals of Australian Explorations A C and F T Gregory
The Heroic Record of the British Navy Archibald Hurd
A Damaged Reputation Harold Bindloss
A Damaged Reputation Harold Bindloss

the brightest star in the constellation Carina and the second brightest star in the sky. Visual magnitude: -0.7; spectral type: F0II; distance: 313 light years
a port in ancient Egypt east of Alexandria where granite monuments have been found inscribed with the name of Rameses II and written in languages similar to those of the Rosetta stone


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