Definition of Canis Major in English:

Canis Major

Syllabification: Ca·nis Ma·jor
Pronunciation: /ˈkānis, ˈkan-
1A small constellation (the Great Dog), said to represent one of the dogs following Orion. It is just south of the celestial equator and contains the brightest star, Sirius.
1.1 (as genitive Canis Majoris /məˈjôris/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Eta Canis Majoris



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