Pronunciation: (ku-nō'pus), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/canopus.html on line 75 [key]
1. Astron.a first-magnitude star in the constellation Carina: the second brightest star in the heavens.
2. an ancient seacoast city in Lower Egypt, 15 mi. (24 km) E of Alexandria.
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