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galaxy

Pronunciation: /ˈgæləksi/

Translation of galaxy in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -xies)

  • 1.1 [Astronomy/Astronomía] galaxia (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • There are reckoned to be about 400 billion stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way.
    • New planetary star systems and galaxies are being discovered almost daily.
    • Or it may expand so fast that gravity could never pull galaxies together again.
    Example sentences
    • And he needs to be president of the Galaxy to do it.
    • We realized that our Galaxy was just one of many billions of galaxies in the universe.
    • On another note, this story takes place now, just in a different part of the galaxy.
    1.2 (of celebrities) constelación (feminine), pléyade (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • To create his galaxy of impressions, Baxter watched television avidly, even backstage between stage shows.
    • The official website is now a positive galaxy of useful stuff.
    • RSS-fortified radio on mobile phones opens a whole galaxy of possibilities.

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