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Milky Way

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Etymology

A calque of Latin Via Lactea, itself derived from the Ancient Greek γαλαξίας (galaxias) "milky".

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the Milky Way

  1. (astronomy) The galaxy in which Earth is located.
  2. (astronomy) A broad band of diffuse white light, visible in the night sky; our view of the Milky Way galaxy from inside.

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