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solar system

noun

the solar system : our sun and the planets that move around it

: a star other than our sun and the planets that move around it

Full Definition of SOLAR SYSTEM

:  the sun together with the group of celestial bodies that are held by its attraction and revolve around it; also :  a similar system centered on another star
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First Known Use of SOLAR SYSTEM

circa 1704
SOLAR SYSTEM Defined for Kids

solar system

noun

Definition of SOLAR SYSTEM for Kids

:  the sun and the planets, asteroids, comets, and meteors that revolve around it

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