Definition of Uranus in English:


Pronunciation /jʊˈreɪnəs//ˈjʊərənəs/

proper noun

  • 1Greek Mythology
    A personification of heaven or the sky, the most ancient of the Greek gods and first ruler of the universe. He was overthrown and castrated by his son Cronus.

  • 2Astronomy
    A distant planet of the solar system, seventh in order from the sun, discovered by William Herschel in 1781.