Definition of Sign of the zodiac

1. Noun. (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sign Of The Zodiac

sign away
sign bit
sign blindness
sign function
sign functions
sign in
sign industry
sign into law
sign language
sign languages
sign manual
sign of elongation
sign of the cross
sign of the orbicularis
sign of the times
sign of the zodiac (current term)
sign off
sign offs
sign on
sign on the dotted line
sign out
sign over
sign painter
sign up

Literary usage of Sign of the zodiac

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1884)
"... museum of at Verona, referred CANCER, sign of the zodiac, III. 694. Tropic of Cancer, 1 b. CANCER, disease, III. 694. Internal cancer, 2 a. ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The head was placed in the first sign of the zodiac—the Ram ; and the feet in the last sign—the Fishes. Between these two extremes the other parts and ..."

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