Definition of Red Planet

1. Noun. A small reddish planet that is the 4th from the sun and is periodically visible to the naked eye; minerals rich in iron cover its surface and are responsible for its characteristic color. "Mars has two satellites"

Exact synonyms: Mars
Group relationships: Solar System
Generic synonyms: Superior Planet, Terrestrial Planet
Derivative terms: Martian



Definition of Red Planet

1. Noun. the planet Mars ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Planet

Red Cloud
Red Crescent
Red Cross
Red Delicious
Red Devil
Red Devils
Red Eye
Red Guard
Red Hand Defenders
Red Indian
Red Kurdistan
Red Leicester
Red List
Red Nose Day
Red Notice
Red Planet (current term)
Red Rectangle
Red River
Red Sea
Red Sea Governorate
Red Sox
Red Sox Nation
Red Square
Red Sun
Red Tai
Red Wolf
Red Wolves
Redbeard
Redbone
Redbones

Literary usage of Red Planet

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1. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"Within my breast there is no light But the cold light of stars ; 1 give the first watch of the night To the red planet Mars. He rises in my breast, Serene, ..."

2. Longfellow Birthday Book by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1910)
"Within my breast there is nc light, But the cold light of stars; I give the first watch of the night To the red planet Mars. The Light of Stars. ..."

3. Passages from the English Note-books of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1870)
"... the bright red gleam of a furnace, like the " red planet Mars"; and once in a while a bright, wandering beam gliding along the river, as a steamer comes ..."

4. Passages from the English Note-books of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1880)
"... like the " red planet Mars "; and once in a while a bright, wandering beam gliding along the river, as a steamer comes or goes between us and Liverpool. ..."

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