area of the sky divided into twelve signs
- Aries (The Ram) - (21 March - 19 April)
- Taurus (The Bull) - (20 April - 20 May)
- Gemini (The Twins) - (21 May - 20 June)
- Cancer (The Crab) - (21 June - 22 July)
- Leo (The Lion) - (23 July - 22 August)
- Virgo (The Virgin) - (23 August - 22 September)
- Libra (The Scale) - (23 September - 22 October)
- Scorpius (The Scorpion) - (23 October - 21 November)
- Sagittarius (The Centaur-Archer) - (22 November - 19 December)
- Capricorn (The Sea-Goat) - (22 December - 19 January)
- Aquarius (The Water-Bearer) - (20 January - 18 February)
- Pisces (The Fish) - (19 February - 20 March)
A person's Zodiac sign is determined by at what time and on what day they are born.
In the Chinese Zodiac, years match twelve animals in turn.