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sub·lu·na·ry(sŭb-lo͞o′nə-rē, sŭb′lo͞o-nĕr′ē) also sub·lu·nar (-lo͞o′nər)
1. Situated beneath the moon.
2. Of this world; earthly.
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1. (Astronomy) situated between the moon and the earth
2. of or relating to the earth or world
[C16: via Late Latin, from Latin sub- + lūna moon]
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sub•lu•nar•y(ˈsʌb lʊˌnɛr i, sʌbˈlu nə ri)
also sub•lu•nar(sʌbˈlu nər)
1. characteristic of or pertaining to the earth; terrestrial.
2. mundane or worldly.
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|Adj.||1.||sublunary - situated between the earth and the moon|
|2.||sublunary - of this earth; "transcendental motives for sublunary actions"; "fleeting sublunary pleasures"; "the nearest to an angelic being that treads this terrestrial ball"|
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"
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