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الهَنْعَةُ

Two white stars, [g and c of Gemini,] between which is the space of the length of a whip, in the Milky Way; one of which is called الزَرُّ, the other المَيْسَانُ.
The 6th Mansion of the Moon. (El-Ḳazweenee)
Or The three stars [l, f 1, and f 2,] in the face of Orion. (Idem, descr. of Orion.) [The former accord. to those who make نَوْءٌ to signify the “ auroral setting: ” the latter accord. to those who make it to signify the “ auroral rising: ” accord. to those who make it to have the first of these two significations, the three stars in the face of Orion compose الهَقْعَةُ, q. v.] See التَّحَايِى, in art. حى.