This was the main standard of a legion. At the top of the pole it had an eagle with wings up and head forward as if poised for flight. Up to the times of the late Republic, the standard was made of silver with a golden thunderbolt held in the talons of the eagle, but, at a later date, it was made entirely of gold. The eagle was the very symbol of tâ€¦...
• (n.) A genus of eagles. • (n.) A northern constellation southerly from Lyra and Cygnus and preceding the Dolphin; the Eagle.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/aquila/
genus Aquila noun
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(abbr. Aql, gen. Aquilae)
The Eagle (of Zeus); a distinctive constellation on the celestial equator that spreads across many rich fields. Due to a lane of obscuring dust known as the Great Rift, the Milky Way splits in two through this constellation and also through Ophiuchus. A...Found on http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/A/Aql.html
==Features== Aquila peers into the past.... Wordworm Fun With Maths Science Scene Astra`s Guide To Space Things to make! On Track Our World Over To You Pen Friend Club This item appears bimonthly. In Tune Paws for thought Brainfeeder Story Competitions ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aquila_(children`s_magazine)
The modern constellation Aquila lies across one of the quadrants symbolized by the The Black Tortoise of the North (北方玄武, Běi Fāng Xuán Wǔ), and Three Enclosures (三垣, Sān Yuán) that divide the sky in traditional Chinese uranography. The name of the western constellation in modern Chinese is 天鷹座 (t...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aquila_(Chinese_astronomy)
Aquila lies just a few degrees North of the celestial equator. The alpha star, Altair, is a vertex of the Summer Triangle asterism. The constellation is best seen in the summer as it is located along the Milky Way. Because of this location along the line of our galaxy, many clusters and nebulae are found within its borders, ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aquila_(constellation)
[equivalents in Chinese astronomy]
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Aquila is the genus of true eagles. It is often united with the buteos, sea eagles and other more heavyset Accipitridae, but more recently it appears as if they are less distinct from the more slender accipitrine hawks than believed. Eagles are not a natural group but denote essentially any bird of prey large enough to hunt sizeable...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aquila_(genus)
Aquila is an ornithological journal established by Ottó Herman, Budapest, Hungary, in 1894. It publishes peer reviewed articles and research notes focusing on birds, mostly − though not exclusively − on the avifauna of the Carpathian Basin. Recent issues are bilingual, coming in English and in Hungarian. Aquila is referred in...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aquila_(journal)
Aquila is both a given name and a surname. Notable people with the name include: ==Ancient and biblical== ==Medieval and renaissance== ==Modern== ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aquila_(name)
An aquila, or eagle, was a prominent symbol used in ancient Rome, especially as the standard of a Roman legion. A legionary known as an aquilifer, or eagle-bearer, carried this standard. Each legion carried one eagle. The eagle was extremely important to the Roman military, beyond merely being a symbol of a legion. A lost standard w...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aquila_(Roman)
[Traditional Chinese star name]
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; plural Aquilæ
[ Latin , an eagle.] 1. (Zoology)
A genus of eagles. 2. (Astron.)
A northern constellation southerly from Lyra and Cygnus and preceding the Dolphin; the Eagle. Aquila alba
[ Latin , white eagle], an alchemi...
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Aquila (ăk'wilu, ukwil'u) , in the New Testament, Christian of Jewish origin from Pontus who lived at Rome. He and his wife, Prisca or Priscilla, were friendly to Paul.
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Aquila is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Aquila is an American remotely pilotless vehicle (RPV).
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Aquila [Lat.,=the eagle], equatorial constellation located N of Sagittarius and Capricornus, lying partly in the Milky Way. It is sometimes depicted as an eagle. It contains the bright star Altair (Alpha Aquilae) and the pulsating variable star Eta Aquilae. The brightest nova ever seen occurred in A...
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Constellation on the celestial equator (see celestial sphere). Its brightest star is first-magnitude Altair, flanked by the stars Beta and Gamma Aquilae. It is represented by an eagle. Nova Aquilae, which appeared June 1918, shone for a few days nearly as brightly as Sirius
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English name: The Eagle. Genitive name: Aquilae. Visibility: Visible from the UK See TABLE 20: THE CONSTELLATIONS.
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Latin, meaning: eagle.
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scholar who in about 140 completed a literal translation into Greek of the Old Testament; it replaced the Septuagint (q.v.) among Jews and was used ... [1 related articles]
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[n] - a constellation in the Milky Way near Cygnus 2. [n] - the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy 3. [n] - a genus of Accipitridae
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