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1. Of or relating to the sky or physical universe as understood in astronomy: Planets are celestial bodies.
2. Of or relating to heaven; divine: celestial beings.
3. Supremely good; sublime: celestial happiness.
4. Celestial Of or relating to the Chinese people or to the former Chinese Empire.
A heavenly being; a god or angel.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin celestiālis, from Latin caelestis, from caelum, sky.]

ce·les′tial·ly adv.
References in classic literature ?
He pointed to the picture of the Madonna, the upper part of which represented the conventional cherubs of Italian Art, celestially provided with sitting accommodation for their chins, on balloons of buff-coloured cloud.
More than that, Elizabeth senses Mary's child is as exceptional as her own, celestially ordained, the fruit of faith and confidence in God's goodness.
If you look from up in the mountains behind, as I have already, the whole thing is a slow-motion machine - each cog turning and churning, celestially slow yet certain in its cycle.
Although, terrestrially, governments enjoy the sovereignty over their territories needed for the state to define and enforce property rights in those territories, celestially, things are quite different.
75 percent of the closest stars to our solar system are red dwarfs, meaning that the closest Earth-like planet could be just 13 light years away 6 a mere 76 trillion miles or so, which is virtually next door, celestially speaking.
Afficionados of Northeastern beadwork are quite familiar with a recurring repertoire of ancient double curves; sun, star and other celestially inspired motifs; beautifully executed zigzag borders of varying levels of complexity; stylized floral designs derived from both local flora and, eventually, European influence; even human figures from traditional creation mythology.
The decision to go down one avenue rather than another is attributed to relatively prosaic forces of inclination; brain surgeons do not assume their choice has to come from a celestially dictated organization of their brains.
36) But the image is moderated to suit Maguire, re-imagined as 'a hobo', who is 'swaggering celestially home' (p.
This darling boasts a golden and celestially light pastry shell enclosing a near miraculous blend of not only the headlining cheese and mushrooms but also savory roasted garlic and organic wild strawberries
5 oz) of METAXA 5 Stars into a Sunball and watch as it lights up - the gleaming orb of sunshine adorns your glass celestially all evening long.
Here's a 10-item list to assist you in your new celestially linked tradition.
For us, as winter begins, we can take heart in the fact that, celestially, we pass the halfway point to the start of summer today.