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midheaven

[mid-hev-uh n] /mɪdˈhɛv ən/
noun, Astrology
1.
the point of a horoscope corresponding to the zenith: the cusp of the tenth house.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; mid- + heaven
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Midheaven

/ˈmɪdˈhɛvən/
noun (astrology)
1.
the point on the ecliptic, measured in degrees, that crosses the meridian of a particular place at a particular time. On a person's birth chart it relates to the time of birth MC
2.
the sign of the zodiac containing this point
Word Origin
C16: initials MC represent Latin medium caeli middle of the sky
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