1. Proper noun.  (star) A yellowish-white supergiant star in the constellation Carina; Alpha (α) Carinae. It is the second brightest star in the night sky.
  2. Proper noun.  (Greek mythology) The pilot of King Menelaus's ship in the Iliad.
  3. Proper noun.  An ancient city in northern Egypt, known for extravagance.

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