Milky Way galaxy

noun

Definition of Milky Way galaxy

: the galaxy of which the sun and the solar system are a part and which contains the myriads of stars that create the light of the Milky Way

First Known Use of Milky Way galaxy

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Milky Way galaxy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Milky%20Way%20galaxy. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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Milky Way galaxy

noun

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: the galaxy of which the sun and the solar system are a part and which contains the stars that make up the Milky Way

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