Uranus

noun
Ura·​nus | \ˈyu̇r-ə-nəs, yu̇-ˈrā- \

Definition of Uranus 

1 : the sky personified as a god and father of the Titans in Greek mythology

2 : the planet seventh in order from the sun — see Planets Table

First Known Use of Uranus

1655, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Uranus

Late Latin, from Greek Ouranos

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The first known use of Uranus was in 1655

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English Language Learners Definition of Uranus

: the planet that is seventh in order from the sun

Uranus

noun
Ura·​nus | \ˈyu̇r-ə-nəs, yu̇-ˈrā-nəs\

Kids Definition of Uranus

: the planet that is seventh in order of distance from the sun and has a diameter of about 32,000 miles (51,000 kilometers)

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