lyra lyra  /ˈlaɪ rə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a small constellation in the northern hemisphere near Cygnus and Draco; contains the star Vega

Usage(s):

  • He grew up healthy and active, went to school, scrapped with the other kids, and learned to play the bell-lyra in the Marlboro Central High School band.

News

  1. Scioto County road work, July 1-5

    Craig J. Opperman P.E., Scioto County Engineer, announced the work schedule for the week of July 1-5 for his office. ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT Lick Run –Lyra Road – CR-2 from the 8.58 to the 8.78 mi...
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Portsmouth Daily Times

  2. The Nesting Doll of the Stars

    Lyra the harp has star upon star hidden amid its strings J. Alex Knoll As the sun dips toward the horizon around 8:30 , Venus burns through the haze of twilight low in the west. By 9pm this evening star dominates the heavens, shining at magnitude –3.8 about 10 degrees above the skyline. With a clear view below Venus and perhaps binoculars, you may be able to spot Mercury tight against the ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Bay Weekly

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