Cas`si*o*pe"ia (?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. .] Astron.
A constellation of the northern hemisphere, situated between Capheus and Perseus; -- so called in honor of the wife of Cepheus, a fabuolous king of Ethiopia.
Cassiopeia's Chair, a group of six stars, in Cassiopeia, somewhat resembling a chair.
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