Andromeda

Definitions of Andromeda
  1. noun
    (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
  2. noun
    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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