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Cassiopeia

noun Cas·si·o·pe·ia \ˌka-sē-ə-ˈpē-ə\

Definition of CASSIOPEIA

1
:  the wife of King Cepheus who gives birth to Andromeda and is later changed into a constellation
2
[Latin (genitive Cassiopeiae), from Greek Kassiopeia] :  a northern constellation between Andromeda and Cepheus

Origin of CASSIOPEIA

Latin, from Greek Kassiopeia
First Known Use: 1596

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