Northern Crown


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Northern Crown:

see Corona BorealisCorona Borealis
[Lat.,=the northern crown], northern constellation lying between Hercules and Boötes. Its name derives from the crown Bacchus gave Ariadne when she was deserted by Theseus.
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Northern Crown

[′nȯr·thərn ′krau̇n]
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