Definitions of constellation

  1. a configuration of stars as seen from the earth
  2. A cluster or group of fixed stars, or dvision of the heavens, designated in most cases by the name of some animal, or of some mythologial personage, within whose imaginary outline, as traced upon the heavens, the group is included.
  3. An assemblage of splendors or excellences.
  4. Fortune; fate; destiny.
  5. A group or cluster of fixed stars; an assemblage of brilliant and distinguished persons.
  6. A group of stars: an assemblage of beauties or excellencies: ( astrol.) a particular disposition of the planets.
  7. A group of stars forming a figure.
  8. A group of fixed stars conceived generally as representing some mythological figure; an assemblage of splendours or excellences.
  9. A cluster or group of stars called by a particular name; an assemblage of beauties or excellencies.