Southern Cross

noun

Definition of Southern Cross

: four bright stars in the southern hemisphere that are situated as if at the extremities of a Latin cross also : the constellation of which these four stars are the brightest

First Known Use of Southern Cross

1681, in the meaning defined above

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“Southern Cross.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Southern%20Cross. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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