the Milky Way

Definition of the Milky Way

  1. 1 :  a broad band of light that can be seen in the night sky and that is caused by the light of a very large number of faint stars

  2. 2 :  the galaxy in which we live that contains the stars that make up the Milky Way

Word by Word Definitions

milkyplay Milky
  1. :  resembling milk in color or consistency

    :  mild, timorous

    :  consisting of, containing, or abounding in milk

wayplay Way
  1. :  a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place

    :  an opening for passage

    :  the course traveled from one place to another :  route

  1. :  of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route

  1. :  by a long distance :  to a considerable degree or extent :  far

    :  by far :  much

    :  very

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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