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O•ri•o•nids



Pronunciation: (u-rī'u-nidz, ôr"ē-ō'-, ōr"-), [key]
n. (used with a pl. v.) Astron.
a collection of meteors comprising a meteor shower (Ori'onid me'teor show"er) visible during October, and having its apparent origin in the constellation Orion.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

OrionOrion Nebula

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