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Scorpio   Listen
noun
Scorpio  n.  (pl. scorpiones)  
1.
(Zool.) A scorpion.
2.
(Astron.)
(a)
The eighth sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about the twenty-third day of October.
(b)
A constellation of the zodiac containing the bright star Antares. It is drawn on the celestial globe in the figure of a scorpion.






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"Scorpio" Quotes from Famous Books



... Andrea's most precious possessions was a bed-cover of finest silk in faded blue, round the border of which circled the twelve signs of the Zodiac, each with its appropriate legend: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, Pisces—in gothic characters. A flaming golden sun occupied the centre; the animal figures, drawn in somewhat archaic style, as one sees in mosaics, were extraordinarily brilliant. The ...
— The Child of Pleasure • Gabriele D'Annunzio



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