canis major :
- n a constellation to the southeast of Orion; contains Sirius
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- Realities of Real Estate: The dog days of summer
&via=&related=DolcePixel" We’ve all heard the expression, “The dog days of summer” and know that it refers to the hottest months of the year, typically July and August. According to Wikipedia, the phrase’s origin dates back to the early Romans, who attributed the heat of these months to the star Sirius, which they called the “Dog Star” since it was the brightest star in the Canis Major (Large ...
July 19, 2013 - The Daily Record