Northern Cross


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Northern Cross:

see CygnusCygnus
[Lat.,=the swan], northern constellation located SE of Draco and NW of Pegasus. It was depicted as a bird by most ancient cultures. It is sometimes called the Northern Cross because five of its brightest stars form a huge Latin cross.
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Northern Cross

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Northern Cross

[′nȯr·thərn ′krȯs]
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Northern Cross was founded in the 1970s by a small group who walked from Penrith to Lindisfarne.
8, giving the Northern Cross a distinct new nakedeye star.
Ken was involved in the organisation of the rst Northern Cross in 1976, as were around eight other walkers yesterday.
New Marske's Reece Curtis (front right) on his way to second in the Under-15s boys' race in the a Northern Cross Country Champion-|ships at Pontefract racecourse REBECCA ASPIN
For perhaps one of the more controversial businesses in town, Northern Cross is hidden in plain sight--and that's how owner Martin Nickerson wants it.
FOLLOWING a strong performance at the Northern Cross Country Championships in Blackburn, Richie Burney again showed his class over the mud to race to victory around Liverpool's Clarke Garden's on Sunday morning.
More than 80 pilgrims from across the country and abroad are arriving at the so-called Cradle of Christianity, the culmination of the 40th yearly Northern Cross walking event.
The 23-year-old dad of one was stabbed to death at the Burnell Square apartment complex in Northern Cross, North Dublin, on May 26 last year.
Middle distance runner Joshua Cowperthwaite, 12, triumphed at Knowsley Park, Merseyside, in the Northern Cross Country Championships.
What we can say is that an amazing number of roads in Cygnus lead away from the constellation's central asterism, the Northern Cross.
Meanwhile, Wirral AC's Nick Jones produced the performance of the day to clinch victory in the Northern Cross Country Championships at Blackburn's Witton Park.
DEFENDING champions Liverpool Harriers finished third in the senior men's race at the Northern Cross Country Relays at Graves Park, Sheffield, on Saturday, with the under-15s girls continuing their dominance in the younger age group.

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