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Means she-bear in Portuguese. Pronounced OOR-sa.
-- mellon.collie  11/16/2009
Ursa Major (Latin: "Larger Bear"), also known as the Great Bear, is a constellation visible throughout the year in most of the northern hemisphere. It is dominated by the widely recognized pattern of stars known as the Big Dipper, which is a useful pointer toward north, and which has mythological significance in numerous world cultures.

Ursa Minor (Latin: "Smaller Bear", contrasting with Ursa Major), also known as the Little Bear, is a constellation in the northern sky. Like the Great Bear, the tail of the Little Bear may also be seen as the handle of a ladle, whence the name Little Dipper. It was one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy, and remains one of the 88 modern constellations.
-- Nyx  7/21/2011
On the show Avatar: The Last Airbender, the mother of prince Zuko is named Ursa.
-- sunshinechild67  11/24/2011
I think this is a very beautiful name with a cool connection to the constellations! I personally pronounce it as "ER-sah".
-- highexpectasians  5/13/2016
I think it would be a good name for a teddy bear.
-- Acajou  9/18/2016
On the show Star Wars Rebels, Sabine Wren's mother's name is Ursa.
-- Anonymous User  2/22/2017

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