Definition of Ursa Minor in English:

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Ursa Minor

Pronunciation: /əːsə ˈmʌɪnə/
Astronomy
A northern constellation (the Little Bear), which contains the north celestial pole and the pole star Polaris. The brightest stars form a shape that is also known as the Little Dipper.

Origin

Latin.

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