from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Moon, Sun Myung Born 1920. Korean-born American religious leader and founder of the Unification Church (1954). He was found guilty in 1982 of conspiracy to evade taxes in the United States.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The Earth's moon; the sole natural satellite of the Earth, represented in astronomy and astrology by ☾.
  • proper n. The god of the Moon in Heathenry.
  • proper n. A surname.


From Old English mōna, from Proto-Germanic *mēnô, from Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s (“moon, month”), from *mē-² (“to measure”) (Wiktionary)



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