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Noun: big dipper
  1. Elevated railway in an amusement park (usually with sharp curves and steep inclines)
    - roller coaster, chute-the-chute
Noun: Big Dipper
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: Plough)
  1. A group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
    - Dipper, Plough [Brit], Charles's Wain, Wain, Wagon

Derived forms: big dippers, Big Dippers

Type of: asterism, el [US], elevated, elevated railroad, elevated railway, overhead railway, ride

Part of: Great Bear, Ursa Major

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