Definition of star cloud in English:

star cloud


  • A region where stars appear to be especially numerous and close together.

    • ‘That smudge is the nucleus of another galaxy, at least as large as our own, and two hundred times farther from us than the Sagittarius star cloud.’
    • ‘A trio of massive, young star clusters found embedded in a star cloud may shed light on the formation of super-star clusters and globular clusters.’
    • ‘And if you live under deep darkness, you can see vast star clouds of the Milky Way silently boiling up in the south.’