Definitions for galaxy

Definitions for (noun) galaxy

Main entry: galaxy

Definition: a splendid assemblage (especially of famous people)

Main entry: galaxy, extragalactic nebula

Definition: (astronomy) a collection of star systems; any of the billions of systems each having many stars and nebulae and dust

Usage: `extragalactic nebula' is a former name for `galaxy'

Main entry: galax, Galax urceolata, galaxy, wandflower, coltsfoot, beetleweed

Definition: tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall

Visual thesaurus for galaxy