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CASSIOPEIA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Cassiopeia mean? 

CASSIOPEIA (noun)
  The noun CASSIOPEIA has 2 senses:

1. (Greek mythology) the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda
2. a W-shaped constellation in the northern hemisphere near Polaris

  Familiarity information: CASSIOPEIA used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CASSIOPEIA (noun)


Sense 1Cassiopeia [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(Greek mythology) the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Instance hypernyms:

mythical being (an imaginary being of myth or fable)

Domain category:

Greek mythology (the mythology of the ancient Greeks)


Sense 2Cassiopeia [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A W-shaped constellation in the northern hemisphere near Polaris

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Instance hypernyms:

constellation (a configuration of stars as seen from the earth)


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