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astrology

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noun as·trol·o·gy \ə-ˈsträ-lə-jē\

Simple Definition of astrology

  • : the study of how the positions of the stars and movements of the planets have a supposed influence on events and on the lives and behavior of people

Full Definition of astrology

  1. 1 archaic :  astronomy

  2. 2 :  the divination of the supposed influences of the stars and planets on human affairs and terrestrial events by their positions and aspects

as·tro·log·i·calplay \ˌas-trə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
as·tro·log·i·cal·lyplay \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of astrology

Middle English astrologie, from Middle French, from Latin astrologia, from Greek, from astr- + -logia -logy


First Known Use: 14th century


ASTROLOGY Defined for Kids

astrology

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noun as·trol·o·gy \ə-ˈsträ-lə-jē\

Definition of astrology

  1. :  the study of the supposed influences of the stars and planets on people's lives and behavior





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