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Cordelia,

in astronomy, one of the natural satellites, or moons, of UranusUranus
, in astronomy, 7th planet from the sun, at a mean distance of 1.78 billion mi (2.87 billion km), with an orbit lying between those of Saturn and Neptune; its period of revolution is slightly more than 84 years.
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Cordelia

(kor-dee -lee-ă) A small satellite of Uranus, discovered in 1986. Together with Ophelia, it acts as a shepherd satellite to the outermost ring (the Epsilon ring) of Uranus. See Uranus' rings; Uranus' satellites; Table 2, backmatter.

Cordelia

[kȯr′dēl·yə]
(astronomy)
A satellite of Uranus orbiting at a mean distance of 30,910 miles (49,750 kilometers) with a period of 8 hours 4 minutes, and with a diameter of about 16 miles (26 kilometers); the inner shepherding satellite for the outermost ring of Uranus.

Cordelia

gentle daughter of Lear. [Br. Lit.: King Lear]

Cordelia

though it costs her an inheritance, she refuses to say that she could love her father exclusively. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare King Lear]
See: Honesty

Cordelia

faithful daughter of sea god Llyr [Celtic Myth.: Parrinder, 67]; loyal and loving daughter of King Lear. [Br. Lit.: King Lear]
See: Loyalty