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Taurus

Noun

1 Venezuelan master terrorist raised by a Marxist-Leninist father; trained and worked with many terrorist groups (born in 1949) [syn: Sanchez, Ilich Sanchez, Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, Carlos, Carlos the Jackal, Salim, Andres Martinez, Glen Gebhard, Hector Hevodidbon, Michael Assat]
2 (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus [syn: Bull]
3 a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere near Orion; between Aries and Gemini
4 the second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20 [syn: Taurus the Bull, Bull]

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English

Etymology

taurus, bull

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Taurus
  1. : A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a bull and containing the star Aldebaran.
  2. : The Zodiac sign for the bull, covering April 21 - May 21.
  3. (automobile) An automobile model produced by the Ford Motor Company (1986-2006).

Translations

constellation
astrological sign

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Extensive Definition

Taurus is Latin for "bull" and may refer to:

Places

  • Taurus Mountains, located in northern Syria/southern Turkey
  • Montes Taurus, a Lunar mountain range named after the Turkish mountains
  • Taures, an ancient region in today's Crimea

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Software

  • TAURUS, the University at Buffalo's credit transfer system
  • TAURUS (share trading), an unsuccessful IT project at the International Stock Exchange

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Taurus in German: Taurus
Taurus in Estonian: Taurus (täpsustus)
Taurus in Spanish: Tauro (desambiguación)
Taurus in French: Taurus
Taurus in Croatian: Taurus
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Taurus in Georgian: კურო
Taurus in Luxembourgish: Taurus
Taurus in Hungarian: Taurus
Taurus in Dutch: Taurus
Taurus in Japanese: トーラス (曖昧さ回避)
Taurus in Russian: Тавр (значения)
Taurus in Slovenian: Taurus (razločitev)
Taurus in Slovak: Taurus
Taurus in Finnish: Taurus
Taurus in Swedish: Taurus
Taurus in Vietnamese: Taurus (định hướng)
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