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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Sag`it*ta"ri*us
The ninth of the twelve signs of the zodiac, which the sun enters about November 22, marked thus [♐] in almanacs; the Archer.A zodiacal constellation, represented on maps and globes as a centaur shooting an arrow.

Etymology: L., literally, an archer, fr. sagittarius belonging to an arrow, fr. sagitta an arrow

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Type genus of the Sagittariidae
  2. The ninth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about November 22 to December 21
  3. A large zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Scorpius and Capricornus
  4. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Sagittarius

From sagitta (“arrow”) +‎ -ārius.

  1. archer, bowman
  2. fletcher, arrow-maker

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Past life for Sagittarius born Feb 3, 1938

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern England approximately on 525. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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