Libra meaning

lēbrə
The definition of Libra is a constellation located between Virgo and Scorpio.
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Libra is a very faint constellation. If you live in the Northern Hemisphere, it is best to view Libra in the spring.
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Currently it represents a set of scales. Since the Sun rises directly in the east and set directly in the west, there was equilibrium between the upper world and the under world. So the scale may have been chosen for that reason.

An example of Libra is the astrological sign of people born between September 24 and October 23.

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A unit of weight in ancient Rome equivalent to about 12 ounces.
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A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Scorpius and Virgo.
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An ancient Roman unit of weight, equal to about 12 ounces.
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(place, proper) A S constellation between Virgo and Scorpius; the Scales; the Balance.
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(place, proper) The seventh sign of the zodiac, entered by the sun about September 23
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A person born under this sign.
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A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Scorpius and Virgo. Libra (the Scales or Balance) is the seventh sign of the zodiac.
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(1) See libre software and libre.
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A Roman unit of weight equal to about 327 grams.
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Any of various units of weight in Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries approximately equal to 460 grams or a little more than a US or UK pound.
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Alternative spelling of libbra, an Italian unit of weight.
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(astronomy): A constellation of the zodiac, supposedly shaped like a set of scales.
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(astrology): The astrological sign for the scales, ruled by Venus and covering September 24 - October 23 (tropical astrology) or October 16 - November 16 (sidereal astrology).
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Someone with a Libra star sign.
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Origin of libra

  • Middle English from Latin Lībra from lībra balance, the constellation Libra

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English from Latin lībra

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin lÄ«bra (“scales, balance").

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin libra.

    From Wiktionary