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Definition of Celestial

Celestial
Celestial Ce*les"tial, a. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, the Chinese, or Celestial, Empire, of the Chinese people.
Celestial
Celestial Ce*les"tial, n. A Chinaman; a Chinese. [Colloq.]
Celestial
Celestial Ce*les"tial, a. [OF. celestial, celestied, fr. L. caelestic, fr. caelum heaved. See Cell.] 1. Belonging to the a["e]rial regions, or visible heavens. ``The twelve celestial signs.' --Shak. 2. Of or pertaining to the spiritual heaven; heavenly; divine. ``Celestial spirits.' ``Celestial light,' --Milton. Celestial city, heaven; the heavenly Jerusalem. --Bunyan. Celestial empire, China; -- so called from the Chinese words, tien chan, Heavenly Dynasty, as being the kingdom ruled over by the dynasty appointed by heaven. --S. W. Williams.
Celestial
Celestial Ce*les"tial, n. 1. An inhabitant of heaven. --Pope. 2. A native of China.

Meaning of Celestial from wikipedia

- Celestial may refer to: Objects or events seen in the sky and the following astronomical terms: Astronomical object, a naturally occurring physical entity...
- The Celestials are a group of fictional characters appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Immensely powerful and of huge humanoid...
- The celestial equator is the great circle of the imaginary celestial sphere on the same plane as the equator of Earth. This plane of reference bases the...
- In astronomy and navigation, the celestial sphere is an abstract sphere that has an arbitrarily large radius and is concentric to Earth. All objects in...
- In astronomy an astronomical object or celestial object is a naturally occurring physical entity, ****ociation, or structure that exists in the observable...
- south celestial poles are the two imaginary points in the sky where the Earth's axis of rotation, indefinitely extended, intersects the celestial sphere...
- Celestial mechanics is the branch of astronomy that deals with the motions of objects in outer space. Historically, celestial mechanics applies principles...
- Celestial Empire (Chinese: 天朝; pinyin: Tiāncháo; "heavenly dynasty") is an old name used to refer to China, from a literary and poetic translation of...
- Celestial Being may refer to: A sky deity An angel Extraterrestrial life A fictional paramilitary organization in the anime Mobile Suit Gundam 00...
- The celestial spheres, or celestial orbs, were the fundamental entities of the cosmological models developed by Plato, Eudoxus, Aristotle, Ptolemy, Copernicus...
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