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hor·o·scope / ˈhôrəˌskōp; ˈhärə-/ • n. Astrol. a forecast of a person's future, typically including a delineation of character and circumstances, based on the relative positions of the stars and planets at the time of that person's birth. ∎  a short forecast for people born under a particular sign, esp. as published in a newspaper or magazine. ∎  a birth chart. See chart. DERIVATIVES: hor·o·scop·ic / ˌhôrəˈskäpik; ˌhärə-/ adj. ho·ros·co·py / həˈräskəpē/ n.

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horoscope plan showing the disposition of the heavens at a particular moment. XVI (earlier in L. form). — (O)F. — L. hōroscopus — Gr. hōroskópos sign in the ascendant at a birth, horoscope, f. hōrā time, HOUR + skopōs observer (cf. SCOPE).

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horoscope Map of the stars and planets at the time of a person's birth. It shows the position of the celestial bodies in relation to the 12 signs of the zodiac and is the basis of astrology.

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Horoscope (Magazine)

Monthly magazine for popular readership, published since 1935. It includes articles, self-guidance charts, and a daily guide for horoscope signs. Address: Dell Publishing Co. Inc., 1540 Broadway, New York, NY 10036-4094.

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horoscope in astrology, a forecast of a person's future, typically including a delineation of character and circumstances, based on the relative positions of the stars and planets at the time of that person's birth. The word comes ultimately from Greek hōroskopos, from hōra ‘time’ + skopos ‘observer’.

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Horoscope. Ballet in 1 act, lib. and mus. by Constant Lambert, choreog. Ashton. Comp. 1937. Prod. London 1938. Orch. suite.