What does southern cross mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Southern Cross, Crux, Crux Australisnoun

    a small conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere in the Milky Way near Centaurus

Wiktionary

  1. Southern Crossnoun

    A distinctive winter constellation of the southern sky, shaped like a cross. It appears in the flags of several countries in Oceania.

Freebase

  1. Southern Cross

    Southern Cross is the name of the Fokker F.VIIb/3m trimotor monoplane which in 1928 was flown by Australian aviator Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and his crew in the first ever trans-Pacific flight to Australia from the mainland United States, about 7,250 miles.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Southern Cross

    a constellation of the southern heavens, the five principal stars of which form a rough and somewhat irregular cross, the shape of which is gradually changing; it corresponds in the southern heavens to the Great Bear in the northern.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. southern cross

    The popular name of a group of stars near the South Pole, which are somewhat in the figure of a cross.

Suggested Resources

  1. southern cross

    Read the full text of the Southern Cross poem by Harold Hart Crane on the Poetry.com website.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of southern cross in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of southern cross in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of southern cross in a Sentence

  1. The Residents "Duck Stab":Bach is Dead:

    Walking women want to see the southern cross at night And so they set aside a sock, and tie their laces tight Yes mournful is the melody that echoes in their heads Without a beat they march along, believing Bach is dead.

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