red planet

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Red Planet
 
n
the Red Planet an informal name for Mars

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red planet

noun
a small reddish planet that is the 4th from the sun and is periodically visible to the naked eye; minerals rich in iron cover its surface and are responsible for its characteristic color; "Mars has two satellites" [syn: Mars
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