Meaning of Milky Way




Milky Way


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Meaning of term Milky Way :


A broad luminous irregular band of light that stretches completely around the celestial sphere and is caused by the light of myriads of faint stars


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Chambers, Dictionary of Science and Technology. New York: Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd., 1999.


Merriam-Websters' Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Ed. Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster, 1993.


ScienceSaurus: A Student Handbook. Wilmington, MA: Great Source Education Group, 2002


The New Oxford American Dictionary. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.


Webster's New World Dictionary of the American Language, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984.


Webster's II New Riverside Dictionary Revised Edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1996.


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