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See also: galaxy


Proper noun[edit]

the Galaxy

  1. (astronomy, dated) the Milky Way Galaxy, from before it was realized that the Milky Way was not the only "galaxy"
    • 1633, John Donne, "Sapho to Philænis":
      So may thy cheekes red outweare scarlet dye, / And their white, whitenesse of the Galaxie []