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Noun: atlas  at-lus
  1. A collection of maps in book form
    - book of maps, map collection
     
  2. The 1st cervical vertebra
    - atlas vertebra
     
  3. A figure of a man used as a supporting column
    - telamon
     
  4. A bound collection of tables, illustrations, etc. on any subject
Noun: Atlas
  1. (Greek mythology) a Titan who was forced by Zeus to bear the sky on his shoulders

Derived forms: atlases

Type of: book of facts, cervical vertebra, column, neck bone, pillar, reference, reference book, reference work, Titan

Encyclopedia: Atlas, WI