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Definition of Cassiopeia

  • A constellation of the northern hemisphere, situated between Cepheus and Perseus; -- so called in honor of the wife of Cepheus, a fabulous king of Ethiopia.
  • a W-shaped constellation in the northern hemisphere near Polaris
  • (Greek mythology) the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda

How to use cassiopeia in a sentence. Cassiopeia pronunciation.

Or who made Cassiopeia's chair?
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There, in its most familiar patch of blue, Where Cassiopeia's five-fold glory burned, An unknown brilliance quivered, a huge star Unseen before, a strange new visitant To heavens unchangeable, as the world believed, Since the creation.
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Nor has one fugitive splendour broken yet From Cassiopeia's throne.
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Arabia and Sabaea you must strip Of all their sweets, for to supply her lip; And steal new fire from heav'n, for to repair Her unfledg'd scalp with Berenice's hair; Then seat her in Cassiopeia's chair.
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In two minutes the old gentleman was pointing out the constellations-the Great Bear hanging low in the north-east, pointing to the Pole star, and across it to Cassiopeia's bright zigzag high in the heavens; the barren square of Pegasus, with its long tail stretching to the Milky Way, and the points that cluster round Perseus; Arcturus, white Vega and yellow Capella; the Twins, and beyond them the Little Dog twinkling through a coppice of naked trees to eastward; yet further round the Pleiads climbing, with red Aldebaran after them; below them Orion's belt, and last of all, Sirius flashing like a diamond, white and red, and resting on the horizon where the dark pasture lands met the sky.
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Examples of Cassiopeia

Example #1
Yes, herr; and the mists come down into the col where the snow lies.
Example #2
At last we halted under a beetling rampart of rock which projected from the earth high upon the mountain.
Example #3
Could new stars be born?
Example #4
One frosty night, as Tycho bent his way Home to the dark old abbey, he upraised His eyes, and saw a portent in the sky.
Example #5
The sword-belt of Orion is not sundered.
Example #6
All their flight Has not yet changed the old pattern of the Wain.