the Milky Way

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the Milky Way

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

Word by Word Definitions

milky play
  1. : resembling milk in color or consistency

  2. : mild, timorous

  3. : consisting of, containing, or abounding in milk

way play
  1. : a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place

  2. : an opening for passage

  3. : 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

  2. : by far : much

  3. : very


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