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Celestial


CELESTIAL, adjective

1. Heavenly; belonging or relating to heaven; dwelling in heaven; as celestial spirits; celestial joys. Hence the word conveys the idea of superior excellence, delight, purity, etc.

2. Belonging to the upper regions, or visible heaven; as celestial signs; the celestial globe.

3. Descending from heaven; as a suit of celestial armor.

CELESTIAL, noun An inhabitant of heaven.