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Meaning of EXTRAGALACTIC NEBULA

Pronunciation:  `ekstrugu'laktik 'nebyulu

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  (astronomy) a collection of star systems; any of the billions of systems each having many stars and nebulae and dust; "`extragalactic nebula' is a former name for `galaxy'"
 
 Synonyms: galaxy
 
 See Also: accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection, cosmic dust, cosmos, Great Attractor, Magellanic Cloud, Milky Way, Milky Way Galaxy, Milky Way System, spiral galaxy, spiral nebula, star, universe

 

 

 

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