There are 2 main definitions of Uranian in English:

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Uranian 1

Pronunciation: /jʊˈreɪnɪən/

adjective

Relating to the planet Uranus: Uranian moons are traditionally given Shakespearean names
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  • Unlike other large Uranian moons, the surface of Umbriel has remained unchanged since the early times of the Solar System.
  • It was more than sixty years before the next two Uranian moons, Ariel and Umbriel, were discovered.
  • Several of the Uranian moons can be seen, along with bright areas on the cloud-canopied planet itself.

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Uranian 2

Pronunciation: /jʊˈreɪnɪən/
literary

adjective

1Relating to heaven; celestial.
2Homosexual.
Late 19th century: with allusion to a reference to Aphrodite in Plato's Symposium

noun

A homosexual: I suppose in his personal life he considered himself a Uranian

Origin

Early 17th century: from Urania + -an.

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