Definition of Milky Way in English:

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Milky Way

Pronunciation: /ˈˌmilkē ˈwā/
1A faint band of light crossing the sky, made up of vast numbers of faint stars. It corresponds to the plane of our Galaxy, in which most of its stars are located.
1.1The galaxy in which our sun is located.

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Syllabification: Milk·y Way

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