Definition of Oberon in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈōbəˌrän/
A satellite of Uranus, the furthest from the planet, discovered by W. Herschel in 1787. It has a heavily cratered surface and a diameter of 963 miles (1,550 km).


From the name of the king of the fairies in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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Syllabification: O·ber·on

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