meta galaxy


noun, plural metagalaxies. Astronomy.
the complete system of galaxies; the Milky Way and all the surrounding galaxies.

1925–30; meta- + galaxy

metagalactic [met-uh-guh-lak-tik] , adjective Unabridged
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metagalaxy (ˌmɛtəˈɡæləksɪ)
n , pl -axies
the total system of galaxies and intergalactic space making up the universe

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