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cislunar

(sis-loo -ner) Of or in the region of space between the Earth and the Moon.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006

cislunar

[¦sis′lü·nər]
(astronomy)
Of or pertaining to phenomena, projects, or activity in the space between the earth and moon, or between the earth and the moon's orbit.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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