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Libra

Libra
Origin: L, a balance.
(Science: astronomy) The Balance; the seventh sign in the zodiac, which the sun enters at the autumnal equinox in september, marked thus <libra/ in almanacs, etc. (b) a southern constellation between virgo and scorpio.


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