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*sat·el·lite *[sátt'l t]
(/plural/ *sat·el·lites*)
/noun/
*1. * 	*device that orbits planet: *an object put into orbit around 
Earth or another planet in order to relay communications signals or 
transmit scientific data
*2. * 	*moon orbiting other body: *an astronomical object that orbits a 
larger one
*3. * 	*country dependent on another country: *a nation or political 
unit that is dependent economically and politically on another more 
powerful nation
*4. * 	*suburb: *a town or small city located near and dependent on a 
larger city
*5. * 	*attendant: *an attendant of an important person

[Mid-16th century. Via French < Latin/ satellit-/ "attendant"]

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