Definition of Aries

1. Noun. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries.

Exact synonyms: Ram
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Category relationships: Astrology, Star Divination



2. Noun. A small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Pisces and Taurus.
Group relationships: Zodiac
Generic synonyms: Constellation

3. Noun. The first sign of the zodiac which the sun enters at the vernal equinox; the sun is in this sign from about March 21 to April 19.

Definition of Aries

1. n. The Ram; the first of the twelve signs in the zodiac, which the sun enters at the vernal equinox, about the 21st of March.

Definition of Aries

1. Proper noun. (zodiac constellations): A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a ram. ¹

2. Proper noun. (astrology): The zodiac sign for the ram, ruled by Mars and covering March 21 - April 20. ¹

3. Noun. Someone with an Aries star sign. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Aries

1. 1. The Ram; the first of the twelve signs in the zodiac, which the sun enters at the vernal equinox, about the 21st of March. A constellation west of Taurus, drawn on the celestial globe in the figure of a ram. 2. A battering-ram. Origin: L. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aries

aricine
arid
arider
aridest
aridification
aridisol
aridisols
aridities
aridity
aridly
aridness
aridnesses
ariel
ariel gazelle
ariels
aries (current term)
arietation
arietations
arietta
ariettas
ariette
ariettes
aright
aril
ariled
arillary
arillate
arilli
arillode
arillodes

Literary usage of Aries

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"The gospel was brought to aries from Marseilles about the beginning, probably, of the third century and the first mention of a bishop of aries occurs about ..."

2. A Short History of Astronomy by Arthur Berry (1899)
"Owing, however, to an alteration of the position of the equator, and consequently of the equinoctial points, the sign aries, which was defined by Hipparchus ..."

3. Daytrips France: 48 One Day Adventures by Rail, Bus Or Car by Earl Steinbicker (2005)
"Founded by Greeks from Marseille in the 6th century BC, aries became an important Roman ... Marseille was humbled and its wealth transferred to aries. ..."

4. The Mission and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries by Adolf von Harnack (1908)
"aries (Marcian, the bishop in the days of Cyprian, was an adherent of Novatian ; bishop ... 19; at the synod of aries in 314 there were forty-three churches ..."

5. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1901)
"... and the first winter after his victory, which he passed at aries, was employed against an enemy more odious to him than the vanquished tyrant of Gaul. ..."

6. Star Lore of All Ages: A Collection of Myths, Legends, and Facts Concerning by William Tyler Olcott (1911)
"aries has been called the "Prince of the Zodiac," the "Prince of the ... Considering the fact that aries is in an inconspicuous part of the heavens, ..."

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