moon - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun 

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/muːn/
singularmoon
pluralmoons
  1. the moon

    the object similar to a planet that goes round the Earth and that you can see shining in the sky at night

    The moon rose above the ridge of the eastern desert.

    the first spacecraft ever to land on the moon

    1. a.
      [countable] an object similar to a planet that goes round another planet

      How many moons has Jupiter got?