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LIBRA (librae)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Libra mean? 

LIBRA (noun)
  The noun LIBRA has 3 senses:

1. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra
2. a small faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Virgo and Scorpius
3. the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22

  Familiarity information: LIBRA used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


LIBRA (noun)


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Meaning:

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Libra; Balance

Hypernyms ("Libra" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)

Domain category:

astrology; star divination (a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon)


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Meaning:

A small faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Virgo and Scorpius

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Instance hypernyms:

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

Holonyms ("Libra" is a part of...):

zodiac (a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes)


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Meaning:

The seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Libra the Balance; Libra the Scales; Libra; Balance

Instance hypernyms:

house; mansion; planetary house; sign; sign of the zodiac; star sign ((astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided)


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