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What is the difference between "Milky way" and "Galaxy"?

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  • The galaxy we live in is called "the Milky Way". Always use 'the' before 'Milky Way'. Dec 17, 2020 at 7:08

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The Milky Way is the galaxy that we are in right now.

So "galaxy" is a general term, and the Milky Way is an example of a galaxy. Another example you might know is the Andromeda Galaxy.

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There are billions of Galaxies, the "Milky Way" is a specific galaxy, the one that we are in

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