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A general term used to refer to the four outer, giant, gaseous planets of the solar system—Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune; it contrasts them to the small, rocky, inner or terrestrial planets—Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Astronomy and Astrophysics.


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