Word forms: Latin genitive Centauri (sɛnˈtɔːraɪ
- a conspicuous extensive constellation in the S hemisphere, close to the Southern Cross,
that contains two first magnitude stars, Alpha Centauri and Beta Centauri, and the
globular cluster Omega Centauri Also called: The Centaur
Example Sentences Including 'Centauri'
8. In which series would you find such alien races as the Minbari, the Narn and Centauri ?
Ottawa Sun (2003)
The Sun is `only" eight light-minutes away, but the nearest star, proxima Centauri , is about four light-years distant.
Their own earth people, back from Orion or Alpha Centauri or wherever it was they'd gone?
A Plague of Angels
This is Karen from the Alpha Centauri Double Glazing Company.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
Today, it is split into the constellation of the Southern Cross, followed by the bright stars Beta and Alpha Centauri.
New Scientist (2004)
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