What is the noun for galaxies?

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  1. (now rare) The Milky Way; the apparent band of concentrated stars which appears in the night sky over earth. [from 14th c.]
  2. (astronomy) Any of the collections of many millions or billions of stars, galactic dust, black holes, etc. existing as independent and coherent systems, of which there are billions in the known universe. [from 19th c.]
  3. Synonyms:
    1. light-year, array, world, nebula, bevy, cluster, constellation, multitude, host, mass, assemblage, stars, flock, army, horde, company, heavens, gathering, assembly, group, dazzling assemblage, spiral galaxy, meeting, trichiliocosm, illustrious group, brilliant gathering, congregation, star system, collection, solar system, Seyfert galaxy, star cluster, elliptical galaxy, Milky Way, irregular galaxy, island universe
  1. (science fiction) The science of charting and mapping galaxies.
  1. A diagnostic image produced by galactography.
  1. (medicine) An type of x-ray examination used to evaluate breast fluid.
  1. (science fiction) A specialist in galactography.
  1. plural of galactographer
  1. plural of galactography
  1. plural of galactogram
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