Andromeda galaxy: Meaning and Definition of

Androm'eda gal"axy

Pronunciation: [key]
— Astron. Astron.
  1. a spiral galaxy, appearing to the naked eye as a fuzzy oval patch in the constellation Andromeda; it is a close neighbor to our own galaxy.
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