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big dipper

noun
     
Related topics: Outdoor
big dipper [countable]
1DLO British English old-fashioned a small railway in a funfair, with steep slopes and sharp curves to give an exciting ride
2

the Big Dipper

American EnglishHA a group of seven bright stars seen only from northern parts of the world [= the Plough British English]

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