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metagalaxy

[met-uh-gal-uh k-see] /ˌmɛt əˈgæl ək si/
noun, plural metagalaxies. Astronomy
1.
the complete system of galaxies; the Milky Way and all the surrounding galaxies.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; meta- + galaxy
Related forms
metagalactic
[met-uh-guh-lak-tik] /ˌmɛt ə gəˈlæk tɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for meta galaxy

metagalaxy

/ˌmɛtəˈɡæləksɪ/
noun (pl) -axies
1.
the total system of galaxies and intergalactic space making up the universe
Derived Forms
metagalactic (ˌmɛtəɡəˈlæktɪk) adjective
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