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Aquarius

Line breaks: Aquar|ius
Pronunciation: /əˈkwɛːrɪəs
 
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Definition of Aquarius in English:

1 Astronomy A large constellation (the Water Carrier or Water Bearer), said to represent a man pouring water from a jar. It contains no bright stars but has several planetary nebulae.
1.1 (as genitive Aquarii /əˈkwɛːrɪʌɪ/) Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Alpha Aquarii
2 Astrology The eleventh sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about 21 January.
2.1 (an Aquarius) A person born when the sun is in the sign of Aquarius.
Example sentences
  • I once asked my totem why I have a Fire totem when I am an Aquarius, an Air sign in every sense of the word.
  • For example, in occidental astrology I'm Aquarius and in vedic astrology I'm Capricorn.
  • To host a successful party, you don't have to be über-organized, which for an Aquarius is always a blessing.

Origin

Latin aquarius 'of water', used as a noun to mean 'water carrier'.

Phrases

Age of Aquarius

1
An astrological age which is about to begin, marked by the precession of the vernal equinox into Aquarius, believed by some to herald worldwide peace and harmony.
Example sentences
  • The arrival of the new millennium opened a new Age of Aquarius, but not the envisioned, utopian one.
  • It was an era that gave birth to the Age of Aquarius.
  • You can thank globalization for our dawning Age of Aquarius.

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