Definition of multiple star in English:

multiple star

Syllabification: mul·ti·ple star

noun

A group of stars very close together as seen from the earth, especially one whose members are in fact close together and rotate around a common center.
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  • It transpires that in this region of our galaxy, binary and multiple star systems are more common than singletons like our Sun.
  • They're systems of multiple stars so far from Earth that to the naked eye, each system appears to be a single entity.
  • Most stars are actually binary or multiple stars.

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