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Definition of Celestial

Celestial

  1. Belonging to the aerial regions, or visible heavens.
  2. Of or pertaining to the spiritual heaven; heavenly; divine.
  3. An inhabitant of heaven.
  4. A native of China.
  5. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, the Chinese, or Celestial, Empire, of the Chinese people.
  6. A Chinaman; a Chinese.

Celestial Quotations

Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience. - George Washington
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.
George Washington

For the first 1,500 years of the Christian epoch, this problem of 'authority,' in both senses of that term, was solved by having the divine mandate wrapped up in languages that the majority of the congregation could not understand, and by having it presented to them by a special caste or class who alone possessed the mystery of celestial decoding.
Christopher Hitchens

If parents are the fixed stars in the child's universe, the vaguely understood, distant but constant celestial spheres, siblings are the dazzling, sometimes scorching comets whizzing nearby.
Alison Gopnik

A rude nature is worse than a brute nature by so much more as man is better than a beast: and those that are of civil natures and genteel dispositions are as much nearer to celestial creatures as those that are rude and cruel are to devils.
Margaret Cavendish

For it is the duty of an astronomer to compose the history of the celestial motions through careful and expert study.
Nicolaus Copernicus
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Celestial Translations

celestial in Dutch is hemel-, hemels
celestial in German is himmlisch
celestial in Italian is celestiale
celestial in Spanish is celestial, celeste
celestial in Swedish is himmelsk
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