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ˈɛər iz, -iˌiz; əˈraɪ ɪ tɪsAries

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Aries, Ram(noun)

    (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries

  2. Aries(noun)

    a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Pisces and Taurus

  3. Aries, Aries the Ram, Ram(noun)

    the first sign of the zodiac which the sun enters at the vernal equinox; the sun is in this sign from about March 21 to April 19

Wiktionary

  1. Aries(Noun)

    Someone with an Aries star sign.

  2. Aries(ProperNoun)

    : A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a ram.

  3. Aries(ProperNoun)

    : The zodiac sign for the ram, ruled by Mars and covering March 21 - April 20.

  4. Origin: From aries.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aries(noun)

    the Ram; the first of the twelve signs in the zodiac, which the sun enters at the vernal equinox, about the 21st of March

  2. Aries(noun)

    a constellation west of Taurus, drawn on the celestial globe in the figure of a ram

  3. Aries(noun)

    a battering-ram

  4. Origin: [L.]

Freebase

  1. Aries

    Aries is one of the constellations of the zodiac. It is located in the Northern Hemisphere between Pisces to the west and Taurus to the east. The name Aries is Latin for ram, and its symbol is, representing a ram's horns. It is one of the 48 constellations described by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy, and remains one of the 88 modern constellations. It is a mid-sized constellation, ranking 39th overall size, with an area of 441 square degrees. Although Aries came to represent specifically the ram whose fleece became the Golden Fleece of Ancient Greek mythology, it has represented a ram since late Babylonian times. Before that, the stars of Aries formed a farmhand. Different cultures have incorporated the stars of Aries into different constellations including twin inspectors in China and a porpoise in the Marshall Islands. Aries is a relatively dim constellation, possessing only four bright stars: Hamal, Sheratan, Mesartim, and 41 Arietis. The few deep-sky objects within the constellation are quite faint and include several pairs of interacting galaxies. Several meteor showers appear to radiate from Aries, including the Daytime Arietids and the Epsilon Arietids.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aries

    ā′ri-ēz, n. the Ram, the first of the signs of the zodiac, which the sun enters on 21st March. [L.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Aries

    the Ram. the first of the signs of the Zodiac, which the sun enters on March 21, though the constellation itself, owing to the precession of the equinoxes, is no longer within the limits of the sign.

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Anagrams for Aries »

  1. aesir, Aesir, Æsir, aires, arise, ERISA, raise, reais

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Aries in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Aries in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Images & Illustrations of Aries

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