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VEGA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Vega mean? 

VEGA (noun)
  The noun VEGA has 2 senses:

1. prolific Spanish playwright (1562-1635)
2. the brightest star in the constellation Lyra

  Familiarity information: VEGA used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


VEGA (noun)


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Meaning:

Prolific Spanish playwright (1562-1635)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Lope de Vega; Lope Felix de Vega Carpio; Vega

Instance hypernyms:

dramatist; playwright (someone who writes plays)


Sense 2Vega [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The brightest star in the constellation Lyra

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Instance hypernyms:

binary; binary star; double star (a system of two stars that revolve around each other under their mutual gravitation)

Holonyms ("Vega" is a member of...):

Lyra (a small constellation in the northern hemisphere near Cygnus and Draco; contains the star Vega)


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