Definition of Cassiopeia in English:


Syllabification: Cas·si·o·pe·ia
Pronunciation: /ˌkasēəˈpēə
  • 1 Greek Mythology The wife of Cepheus, king of Ethiopia, and mother of Andromeda.
  • 2 Astronomy A constellation near the north celestial pole, recognizable by the conspicuous “W” pattern of its brightest stars.
  • 2.1 (as genitive Cassiopeiae /ˌkasēəˈpē-ē/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Delta Cassiopeiae

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