Definition of Vega in English:

Vega

proper noun

Astronomy
  • The fifth-brightest star in the sky, and the brightest in the constellation Lyra, overhead in summer to observers in the northern hemisphere.

Origin

Via Spanish or medieval Latin from Arabic, literally the falling vulture.

Pronunciation:

Vega

/ˈviːɡə/

Definition of vega in English:

vega

noun

  • (in Spain and Spanish America) a large grassy plain or valley.

    • ‘The fertile, irrigated vega to the west provided the Caliphs with a lavish table.’

Origin

Spanish and Catalan.

Pronunciation:

vega

/ˈveɪɡə/