Definition of constellation
- the constellation Orion
- … a constellation of … relatives, friends, and hangers-on …
- —Brendan Gill
- a constellation of symptoms
The constellation Ursa Major contains the stars of the Big Dipper.
A large constellation of relatives and friends attended the funeral.
The patient presented a constellation of symptoms.
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the whole kit and caboodle;
: a group of stars that forms a particular shape in the sky and has been given a name
: a group of people or things that are similar in some way
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