Milky Way

noun

Definition of Milky Way

1 : a broad luminous irregular band of light that stretches completely around the celestial sphere and is caused by the light of myriads of faint stars

First Known Use of milky way

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Milky Way

noun

Definition of Milky Way for Students

1 : a broad band of light that stretches across the sky and is caused by the light of a very great number of faint stars


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