Main definitions of Aquila in English

: Aquila1Aquila2

Aquila1

proper noun

Astronomy
  • A small northern constellation (the Eagle), said to represent the eagle that carried Ganymede to Olympus. It contains the bright star Altair, and some rich star fields of the Milky Way.

Pronunciation

Aquila

/ˈakwələ/ /ˈækwələ/

adjective

(also Aquilae)
Astronomy
  • postpositive Used with preceding Greek letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Aquila.

    • ‘the star Beta Aquilae’

Pronunciation

Aquila

/ˈakwələ/ /ˈækwələ/

Origin

Latin. Aquilae is the Latin genitive form of Aquila.

Main definitions of Aquila in English

: Aquila1Aquila2

Aquila2

proper noun

  • A city in east central Italy, capital of Abruzzi region; population 72,988 (2008).

    Italian name L'Aquila

Pronunciation

Aquila

/ˈakwələ/ /ˈækwələ/