Definition of Sagittarius in US English:

Sagittarius

proper noun

  • 1Astronomy
    A large constellation (the Archer), said to represent a centaur carrying a bow and arrow. The center of the Galaxy is situated within it.

    1. 1.1as genitive Sagittarii /ˌsajiˈte(ə)rēˌī, -ē-ē/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Sagittarius.
      ‘the star Mu Sagittarii’
  • 2Astrology
    The ninth sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about November 22.

    1. 2.1a Sagittarius A person born when the sun is in Sagittarius.
      • ‘So - to sum up, yes it is quite possible that your soul mate will not turn out to be a sun sign Aries, Gemini, Libra or Sagittarius, and could well be a sun sign Taurus, or indeed any of the other signs.’
      • ‘Gemini and Sagittarius also revel in diversity.’
      • ‘I'm a Sagittarius anyway, and with Moon in Gemini there's definitely a two-thing with me.’
      • ‘You plus a Sagittarius gal could equal The Awesome Adventure Duo!’

Origin

Latin, ‘archer’.

Pronunciation

Sagittarius

/ˌsædʒəˈtɛriəs//ˌsajəˈterēəs/