Definitions for uraniayʊˈreɪ ni ə, -ˈreɪn yə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
U•ra•ni•ayʊˈreɪ ni ə, -ˈreɪn yə(n.)
the Muse of astronomy.
(Greek mythology) the Muse of astronomy
goddess of love; counterpart of Greek Aphrodite
The Muse of astronomy.
Any of several impure mixtures of uranium oxides
Origin: From Οὐρανία.
one of the nine Muses, daughter of Zeus by Mnemosyne, and patron of astronomy
a genus of large, brilliantly colored moths native of the West Indies and South America. Their bright colored and tailed hind wings and their diurnal flight cause them to closely resemble butterflies
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the muse of astronomy, is represented with a globe in her hand, to which she points with a small rod.