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  • (notcomparable) Relating to the sky or space
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Ce*les"tial (?), a. [OF. celestial, celestied, fr. L. caelestic, fr. caelum heaved. See Cell.] 1. Belonging to the aërial 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.

Ce*les"tial, n. 1. An inhabitant of heaven. Pope.

2. A native of China.

Ce*les"tial (?), a. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, the Chinese, or Celestial, Empire, of the Chinese people.

Ce*les"tial, n. A Chinaman; a Chinese. [Colloq.]

Ce*les"tial (?), a. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, the Chinese, or Celestial, Empire, of the Chinese people.

Ce*les"tial, n. A Chinaman; a Chinese. [Colloq.]

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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