Andromeda

Primary Meanings of Andromeda

1.
n
(Greek mythology) an Ethiopian princess and daughter of Cassiopeia; she was fastened to a rock and exposed to a sea monster that was sent by Poseidon, but she was rescued by Perseus and became his wife
2.
n
a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Cassiopeia and Pegasus; contains the Andromeda galaxy
Full Definitions of Andromeda
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n (Greek mythology) an Ethiopian princess and daughter of Cassiopeia; she was fastened to a rock and exposed to a sea monster that was sent by Poseidon, but she was rescued by Perseus and became his wife

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mythical being
an imaginary being of myth or fable
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n a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Cassiopeia and Pegasus; contains the Andromeda galaxy

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constellation
a configuration of stars as seen from the earth

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