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Corona Borealis

[kuh-roh-nuh bawr-ee-al-is, -ey-lis, -bohr-] /kəˈroʊ nə ˌbɔr iˈæl ɪs, -ˈeɪ lɪs, -ˌboʊr-/
noun, genitive Coronae Borealis
[kuh-roh-nee bawr-ee-al-is, -ey-lis, -bohr-] /kəˈroʊ ni ˌbɔr iˈæl ɪs, -ˈeɪ lɪs, -ˌboʊr-/ (Show IPA).
the Northern Crown, a northern constellation between Hercules and Boötes.
Origin of Corona Borealis
< Latin: literally, northern crown Unabridged
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Corona Borealis

noun (Latin genitive) Coronae Borealis (kəˈrəʊniː)
a small compact constellation in the N hemisphere lying between Boötes and Hercules
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literally: Northern crown
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Corona Borealis
A constellation (the Northern Crown) in the Northern Hemisphere between Hercules and Boötes.
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