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Overview of noun galaxy

The noun galaxy has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) galaxy

(a splendid assemblage (especially of famous people))

2. galax, galaxy, wandflower, beetleweed, coltsfoot, Galax urceolata

(tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall)

3. galaxy, extragalactic nebula

((astronomy) a collection of star systems; any of the billions of systems each having many stars and nebulae and dust; "`extragalactic nebula' is a former name for `galaxy'")

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