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Also called Cross. Astronomy. a southern constellation between Centaurus and Musca.
Compare Northern Cross.
U.S. History. the battle flag of the Confederate States of America.
Southern Cross
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
(Austral) the flag flown at the Eureka Stockade
Southern Cross
A constellation in the polar region of the Southern Hemisphere near Centaurus.


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