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noun galaxy pronunciation in British English /ˈɡæləksi/
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pluralgalaxies
  1. 1
    [countable] an extremely large group of stars and planets
    the Andromeda galaxy
    Edwin Hubble discovered that distant galaxies are moving away from us.
  2. 2
    [singular] informal a large number of famous people
    This city has produced a galaxy of soccer talent.

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