Definition of Southern Cross in US English:

Southern Cross

proper noun

  • The smallest constellation (the Crux or Cross), but the most familiar one to observers in the southern hemisphere. It contains the bright star Acrux, the “Jewel Box” star cluster, and most of the Coalsack nebula.


Southern Cross

/ˌsəðərn ˈkrɔs//ˌsəT͟Hərn ˈkrôs/