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Sign of the zodiac   /saɪn əv ðə zˈoʊdiˌæk/   Listen
Sign of the zodiac

(astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided.  Synonyms: house, mansion, planetary house, sign, star sign.

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"Sign of the zodiac" Quotes from Famous Books

... free to bring in everything he thought about, Carlyle assumed the position of one who was translating and editing the old professor's manuscripts, which are supposed to consist of numerous sheets stuffed into twelve paper bags, each labeled with a sign of the zodiac. The editor pretends to make order out of this chaos; but he is free to jump from one subject to another and to state the most startling opinion by simply using quotation marks and adding a note that he is not responsible for Teufelsdroeckh's crazy notions,—which are in reality Carlyle's own ...
— English Literature - Its History and Its Significance for the Life of the English Speaking World • William J. Long

... May within the Twins received the sun. In May the sun is in the sign of the zodiac known as Gemini, or the Twins. Dryden here copies a favorite phrasing of Chaucer, though not used by ...
— Palamon and Arcite • John Dryden

Words linked to "Sign of the zodiac" :   scorpion, Sagittarius the Archer, Pisces, region, Capricorn the Goat, sign, Virgo, Scorpio, Libra the Balance, Capricorn, Gemini the Twins, cancer, Aquarius the Water Bearer, Water Bearer, balance, goat, planetary house, Scorpio the Scorpion, star divination, house, fish, Pisces the Fishes, Virgo the Virgin, Aries the Ram, Gemini, astrology, ram, Leo the Lion, crab, Libra, zodiac, Taurus, Sagittarius, lion, archer, Taurus the Bull, Libra the Scales, Aries, Aquarius, part, Cancer the Crab, bull, mansion, twins, Leo, virgin

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