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Constellation meaning

constellation - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. a configuration of stars as seen from the earth
  2. 2. A cluster or group of fixed stars, or dvision of the heavens, designated in most cases by the name of some animal, or of some mythologial personage, within whose imaginary outline, as traced upon the heavens, the group is included.
  3. 3. An assemblage of splendors or excellences.
  4. 4. Fortune; fate; destiny.
  5. 5. A group or cluster of fixed stars; an assemblage of brilliant and distinguished persons.
  6. 6. A group of stars forming a figure.

constellation - examples of usage

  1. Will it be the same constellation in every year? - "A Text-Book of Astronomy", George C. Comstock.
  2. Full in front of him, over Harwich town, hung the dainty constellation of Cassiopeia's chair, and all around the vast army of heaven moved, silent and radiant. - "The Blue Pavilions", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
  3. And as a constellation if it signified a dog's tail, how came it to be a name given to the tail of a bear? - "A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.)", Jacob Bryant.
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