Andromeda

Andromeda most commonly refers to: Andromeda may also refer to: == Arts and literature == ...
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Andromeda

Andromeda was a princess. Her parents unwisely boasted that she was lovelier than the nereids. Poseidon flooded the land and to appease him Andromeda was chained to a rock to be sacrificed to a sea monster. Perseus turned up just in time to kill the monster.
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Andromeda

(Bog Rosemary) These hardy, evergreen shrubs are found wild in peat bogs in the Northern and Arctic regions. A. polifolia (Bog Rosemary) is a small, attractive shrub that grows up to a foot high, rarely larger. Its slender stems are covered with narrow, glaucous-green leaves that are smooth and white underneath. In late spring and early summer, ter...
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Andromeda

[n] - broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers 2. [n] - any of several shrubs of the genus Andromeda having leathery leaves and clusters of small flowers 3. [n] - a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Cassiopeia and Pegasus
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Andromeda

• (n.) A northern constellation, supposed to represent the mythical Andromeda. • (n.) A genus of ericaceous flowering plants of northern climates, of which the original species was found growing on a rock surrounded by water.
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andromeda

lily-of-the-valley tree noun broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers
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Andromeda

noun a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Cassiopeia and Pegasus; contains the Andromeda galaxy
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Andromeda

(abbr. And, gen. Andromedae ) A large, prominent northern constellation, to the south of Cassiopeia, between Perseus and Pegasus. In mythology, Andromeda was chained to a rock to be sacrificed to Cetus (the Whale) as a punishment to her mother, Cassiopeia, who had boasted that s...
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Andromeda

(astronomy) Major constellation of the northern hemisphere, visible in autumn. Its main feature is the Andromeda galaxy. The star Alpha Andromedae forms one corner of the Square of Pegasus. It is named after the princess of Greek mythology
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Andromeda

[1819] Andromeda was a 408 ton ship, built in Sunderland, England in 1819. Constructed of 2 decks, she was repaired in 1828; she received new wales, top side & repairs in 1830 and had repairs to damages in 1831 as well as being sheathed in copper. She carried 180 male convicts, under the command of Robert Parkin, from Cork, Ireland to Sydne...
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Andromeda

[Chinese astronomy] The modern constellation Andromeda lies across two of the quadrants, symbolized by the Black Tortoise of the North (北方玄武, Běi Fāng Xuán Wǔ) and the White Tiger of the West (西方白虎, Xī Fāng Bái Hǔ), that divide the sky in traditional Chinese uranography. The name of the western constellation in moder...
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Andromeda

[constellation] Andromeda is one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd-century Greco-Roman astronomer Ptolemy and remains one of the 88 modern constellations. Located north of the celestial equator, it is named for Andromeda, daughter of Cassiopeia, in the Greek myth, who was chained to a rock to be eaten by the sea monster Cetus. Andr...
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Andromeda

An·drom'e·da noun [ Latin , from Greek ..., the daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia. When bound to a rock and exposed to a sea monster, she was delivered by Perseus.] 1. (Astron.) A northern constellation, supposed to represent the mythical Andromeda. 2. (bot.) A genus of e...
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andromeda

1. <astronomy> A northern constellation, supposed to represent the mythical Andromeda. ... 2. <botany> A genus of ericaceous flowering plants of northern climates, of which the original species was found growing on a rock surrounded by water. ... Origin: L, fr. Gr, the daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia. When bound to a rock and exposed...
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Andromeda

Andromeda (ăndrom'idu) , in Greek mythology, princess of Ethiopia, daughter of King Cepheus, king of Ethiopia, and Cassiopeia. According to most legends Cassiopeia angered Poseidon by saying that Andromeda (or possibly Cassiopeia herself) was more beautiful than the nereids. Poseidon sent ...
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Andromeda

Andromeda is a genus of plants belonging to the heaths. One species, Andromeda polifolia, found in peat-bogs in Britain and elsewhere in Europe, is an acrid narcotic hurtful to sheep.
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Andromeda

Andromeda is a Greek name for girls. The meaning is `leader of men` The name Andromeda is most commonly given to American girls. The name sounds like: Andrea, Andreya, Andrewena, Andresa, Andrena, Andreena
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Andromeda

Andromeda was a daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopea. Perseus found her bound to a rock as a sacrifice to a sea monster. Perseus rescued her after killing the sea monster so that she might become his wife.
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Andromeda

Andromeda, in astronomy, northern constellation located to the NE of Pegasus and to the S of Cassiopeia. Its brightest star, Alpheratz (Alpha Andromedae), marks the northeast corner of the Great Square in Pegasus. The constellation also contains the bright stars Mirach (Beta Andromedae) and Almach (...
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Andromeda

Daughter of Cepheus; chained to cliff for monster to devour; rescued by Perseus.
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Andromeda

English name: Andromeda (Princess). Genitive name: Andromedae. Visibility: Visible from the UK See TABLE 20: THE CONSTELLATIONS.
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Andromeda

in astronomy, constellation of the northern sky at about one hour right ascension (the coordinate on the celestial sphere analogous to longitude on ...
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Andromeda

In Greek mythology, an Ethiopian princess chained to a rock as a sacrifice to a sea monster. She was rescued by Perseus, who married her. ...
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Andromeda

princess freed by Perseus from being chained up on a mountain. Her father chained her there as a sacrifice to Poseidon, who sent the sea monster Cetic to ravage the coast after Cassiopeia had declared herself more beautiful than the Nereids. He married her, and their sons became rulers of Mycenae. She was a daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia.
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Andromeda

The Andromeda was an Italian Climene Class destroyer of 642 tons displacement, launched in 1936. The Andromeda was powered by two 3-drum type oil-burning boilers providing a top speed of 34 knots, and carried a complement of 94. She was armed with three 3.9 inch guns; six 37 mm anti-aircraft guns; two 13 mm anti-aircraft guns; two depth charge thro...
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