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English noun: extragalactic nebula

1. extragalactic nebula (group) (astronomy) a collection of star systems; any of the billions of systems each having many stars and nebulae and dust

Samples`extragalactic nebula' is a former name for `galaxy'.


Broader (hypernym)accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

Narrower (hyponym)Great Attractor, Milky Way, Milky Way Galaxy, Milky Way System, spiral galaxy, spiral nebula

Instance hyponymMagellanic Cloud

Member holonymstar

Member meronymcosmos, creation, existence, macrocosm, universe, world

Substance holonymcosmic dust

Domain categoryastronomy, uranology

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