Main definitions of Aquila in English

: Aquila1Aquila2

Aquila1

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1A small northern constellation (the Eagle), said to represent the eagle that carried Ganymede to Olympus. It contains the bright star Altair, and some rich star fields of the Milky Way.

    1. 1.1as genitive Aquilae /ˈakwɪliː, əˈkwɪliː, əˈkwɪlʌɪ/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
      ‘the star Beta Aquilae’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation

Aquila

/ˈakwɪlə/

Main definitions of Aquila in English

: Aquila1Aquila2

Aquila2

proper noun

  • A city in east central Italy, capital of Abruzzi region; population 72,988 (2008).

    Italian name L'Aquila

Pronunciation

Aquila

/ˈakwɪlə/