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Definition of Copernican system noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


Copernican system

NAmE//kəˈpərnɪkən ˌsɪstəm//
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the theory that the sun is the center of the solar system, with the earth and other planets moving around it compare Ptolemaic system
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