|1.||Crux, Formal names: Crux Australis a small conspicuous constellation in the S hemisphere lying in the Milky Way near Centaurus. The four brightest stars form a cross, the longer arm of which points to the south celestial pole|
|2.||(Austral) the flag flown at the Eureka Stockade|
|Southern Cross (sŭ'ərn) Pronunciation Key
A constellation in the polar region of the Southern Hemisphere near Centaurus.