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Definition of Earthly

Earthly

  1. Pertaining to the earth; belonging to this world, or to man's existence on the earth; not heavenly or spiritual; carnal; worldly; as, earthly joys; earthly flowers; earthly praise.
  2. Of all things on earth; possible; conceivable.
  3. Made of earth; earthy.
  4. In the manner of the earth or its people; worldly.

Earthly Quotations

To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.
Isaac Newton

The ultimate goal of the architect...is to create a paradise. Every house, every product of architecture... should be a fruit of our endeavour to build an earthly paradise for people.
Alvar Aalto

Power, that's one thing, but love of family and of siblings is more important, is more powerful than any other power - at least earthly power, at least earthly power.
Sander Levin

With the Union my best and dearest earthly hopes are entwined.
Franklin Pierce

Let love flow so that it cleanses the world. Then man can live in peace, instead of the state of turmoil he has created through his past ways of life, with all those material interests and earthly ambitions.
Sai Baba
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Earthly Translations

earthly in Dutch is aards, aarden
earthly in Latin is terrenus-a-um
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