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Definition of Andromeda

  • A northern constellation, supposed to represent the mythical Andromeda.
  • A genus of ericaceous flowering plants of northern climates, of which the original species was found growing on a rock surrounded by water.
  • a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Cassiopeia and Pegasus; contains the Andromeda galaxy
  • (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
  • any of several shrubs of the genus Andromeda having leathery leaves and clusters of small flowers
  • broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers

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The virgin is also Andromeda, delivered by Perseus from the whale that pursues her (pro-sequitor).
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This constellation is named from Perseus, the son of Jupiter by Danae, who was translated into the heavens by the assistance of Minerva, for having released Andromeda from her confinement on the rock to which she was chained.
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A northern constellation, represented by a woman chained; as, according to Grecian fable, Andromeda, the daughter of Cassiopia, was bound to a rock by the Nereides, and afterwards released by Perseus.
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According to Grecian fables, Cassiopia and her husband Cepheus, king of Etheopia, were placed among the constellations to witness the punishment inflicted on their daughter, Andromeda.
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A name for both one of the old and new constellations in the northern hemisphere, between Andromeda and Aries.
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I believe 'tis the very individual sea-monster that was formerly designed to devour Andromeda; we are all undone.
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The thing had become a living terror to herself-its claws Jew money-lenders, so velvety and innocent when her wilful ignorance made first acquaintance with them; but nobody-not even Mr Thornycroft, not even Jim, CERTAINLY not Rose-could be allowed to play Perseus to this proud Andromeda.
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The great renunciation must be made; he, Westray, must marry beneath him, but before doing so he would take his mother into his confidence, though there is no record of Perseus doing as much before he cut loose Andromeda.
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Now the bright father of Andromeda displays his hidden fire; now Procyon rages, and the constellation of the ravening Lion, as the sun brings round the thirsty season.
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As examples to be found on comparing Heer's earlier and later works, I may instance the chestnut, elm, maple, cinnamon, magnolia, buckbean or Menyanthes, vine, buckthorn (Rhamnus), Andromeda and Myrica, and among the conifers Sequoia and Taxodium.
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Among the shrubs were many evergreens, as Andromeda, and two extinct genera, Daphnogene and M'Clintockia, with fine leathery leaves, together with hazel, blackthorn, holly, logwood, and hawthorn.
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Among the plants, Professor Heer has recognised four species common to the lignite of Bovey Tracey, a Lower Miocene formation presently to be described: namely, Sequoia Couttsiae, Heer; Andromeda reticulata, Ettings.
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Another hymeneal work, produced on a much less auspicious occasion, was an allegorical poem, _Andromeda Liberata_, celebrating the marriage of the Earl of Somerset with the divorced Lady Essex in December, 1613.
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The spectral sickle of a waning moon hung on the edge of the sky, and up and down the banks of the stream floated phantoms of silvery mist, here covering the water with impalpable wreaths, and there drifting away to enable Andromeda to print her starry image on the glassy surface.
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This I do willingly; and Klea, if my daughter Andromeda grows up, I can only wish that she may resemble you; this is the highest praise that a father can bestow on another man's daughter.
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Julia, the niece of Augustus, had a couple of dwarfs, Conopas and Andromeda, each of whom was 2 feet 4 inches in height.
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Clough's "Bothie"-poem whose singular merit has hitherto failed of the wide appreciation it deserves-followed not long after; and Kingsley's "Andromeda" is yet damp from the press.
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There are no richer parterres to my eyes than the dense beds of dwarf andromeda (_Cassandra calyculata_) which cover these tender places on the earth's surface.
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Botany cannot go farther than tell me the names of the shrubs which grow there,-the high-blueberry, panicled andromeda, lamb-kill, azalea, and rhodora,-all standing in the quaking sphagnum.
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Now, granted that the solar system was once a nebula, on which I think every one will agree-the same forces that changed it into a system of sun and planets must be at work on fifty-one M. Canum venaticorum, Andromeda, and ninety- nine M. Virginis, and must inevitably change them to suns, each with doubtless a system of planets.
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Examples of Andromeda

Example #1
That of this virgin should be born, spring up, an offspring, a child, who should bruise the head of the serpent, and deliver the world from sin.
Example #2
Such is the secret of all their pictures, and the solution of all their mythological monsters.
Example #3
JOSEPH'S STABLE; AURIGA, the Wagoner:-A northern constellation between Perseus and Gemini, represented by the figure of an old man supporting a goat.
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He is represented in the preceding illustration holding a drawn sword in his right hand and in his left the head of Medusa, the Gorgon, whose terrifying appearance changed all who beheld her into stone, and whom he had destroyed with the assistance of the wings he had borrowed from Mercury, the helmet from Pluto, the sword from Vulcan, and the shield from Minerva. JOSEPH'S STABLE; AURIGA, the Wagoner:-A northern constellation between Perseus and Gemini, represented by the figure of an old man supporting a goat.
Example #5
Minerva changed her into a constellation after her death, and placed her in the heavens.
Example #6
Ursa Minor contains the pole-star, which is shown in the extremity of the tail of the bear.