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copernican


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Copernican  \Co*per"ni*can\,  a. 
  Pertaining  to  Copernicus,  a  Prussian  by  birth  (b.  1473,  d. 
  1543),  who  taught  the  world  the  solar  system  now  received, 
  called  the  Copernican  system. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Copernican 
  adj  1:  of  radical  or  major  importance;  "a  Copernican  revolution  in 
  modern  art"  [syn:  {Copernican}] 
  2:  according  to  Copernicus;  "in  the  Copernican  system  the  earth 
  and  other  planets  revolve  around  the  sun"  [syn:  {Copernican}] 




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