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

Origin and Etymology of uranus

Late Latin, from Greek Ouranos


URANUS Defined for English Language Learners

Uranus

noun

Definition of Uranus for English Language Learners

  • : the planet that is seventh in order from the sun


URANUS Defined for Kids

Uranus

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

Definition of Uranus for Students

: 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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