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 (tĕ-rēn′, tĕr′ēn′)
Of or relating to the earth; earthly.

[Middle English, from Latin terrēnus, from terra, earth; see ters- in Indo-European roots.]


1. of or relating to the earth; worldly; mundane
2. rare of earth; earthy
3. a land
4. a rare word for earth
[C14: from Anglo-Norman, from Latin terrēnus, from terra earth]
terˈrenely adv


(tɛˈrin, tə-, ˈtɛr in)

1. earthly; worldly.
2. earthy.
3. the earth.
4. a land or region.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin terrēnus pertaining to earth or dry land, derivative of terra]
ter•rene′ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.terrene - of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air
2.terrene - belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly; "not a fairy palace; yet a mundane wonder of unimagined kind"; "so terrene a being as himself"
earthly - of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven; "earthly beings"; "believed that our earthly life is all that matters"; "earthly love"; "our earthly home"


Relating to or characteristic of the earth or of human life on earth:
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Finally, Poncho Sanchez will be joined by trumpeter Terrene Blanchard on closing night, putting on a Latin-infused set ahead of pop star Ricky Martin.
One ray of light in this terrene abode To prove to Man the Goodness of his God?
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1) Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Science Human and Science Social, University of Constantine 2 Abdelhamid Mehri, Terrene Kadour Boumedous, Constantine, 25000, Algeria.
Questa canzone che fu composta dopo la morte di Beatrice in onore di una donna gentile che e simbolo della filosofia, segna un accorato ritorno al passato, una forza evasiva, una fuga dagli impegni e dai doveri nuovi, un ritorno ad abitudini terrene (Di Salvo in Alighieri, 2010a: 42).
Les oeuvres qui composent la recente exposition solo de Kelly Richardson, Terrene (1), organisee par Scott McGovern, sont jumelees avec les tableaux du Groupe des Sept et de Torn Thomson, qui font partie de la collection permanente du Macdonald Stewart Art Centre (MSAC).
But I still feel must restless, alone in this Terrene.
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83r/ moderamine inculpatae tutelae (g) [with due moderation of blameless defense]: But it is not an imaginary (h) cause that either hath no (i) reality in it, or that ariseth not to that height as naturally to justify it, that can make such bodily injury Justifable by the Law of Nature, for tho there be no Terrene (20) Judge or Governor to punish it, yet that no more makes the thing lawfull, then the most unjust action under Heaven, that by the Power of the party comitting it, renders it (j) de facto unpunishable; (k)
Two such overstuffed amalgams, Terrene, 2012, and Gyre, 2013, were presented here as discrete sculptures; in photographs, others appeared in less pristine settings, such as an unidentified shantytown, suggesting a connection between Mattingly's haphazard constructions and the improvised architectures at the outskirts of cities worldwide.
Conrad according to paleomagenthic data of south of lut has shown that this terrene has rotated about 90[degrees]uncloak wise, from Paleocene until Miocene [3].