celestial celestial  /sə ˈlɛs tʃəl/


  1. (adj) of or relating to the sky
  2. (adj) relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven
  3. (adj) of heaven or the spirit


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  1. Never before had a person set foot on another celestial body, looked back and seen one planet, alone.
  2. From Moscow it was announced that the celestial republic of China had resumed full diplomatic relations with the Soviet.
  3. The moon-probe Pioneer is man's first triumph in applied celestial mechanics.


  1. Rare glimpse of Planet Mercury offered by local observatory this week

    For those who appreciate the universe — the place in which we all live — an upcoming celestial event is sure to bring our tiny solar system right down to Earth.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Titusville Herald

  2. Hain Celestial to Present at the Jefferies 2013 Consumer Conference

    LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAIN), a leading natural and organic products company providing consumers with A Healthier Way of Life™, today ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. With Ceres back in orbit, Planet Trek blasts off for the bike season

    The Rodney Dangerfield of celestial bodies is back.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: University of Wisconsin - Madison


  1. "Artists must have the freedom to express their own vision, which is sometimes celestial, universal, on a whole other plane than the political situation in the world," said the Chicago-born Smith.
    on Mar 27, 2008 By: Patti Smith Source: News1130

  2. "Now I can stand up here and say let's just get everybody together, let's get unified, the sky will open, the light will come down, celestial choirs will be singing, and everyone will know we should do the right thing, and the world will be...
    on Feb 24, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: TREND Information

  3. "In ancient times, Chinese people believed that a celestial dragon or dog was devouring the sun during an eclipse," said Peter So, another top feng shui master in Hong Kong, who who hosts TV shows and has a client list numbering many of the...
    on Jul 28, 2008 By: Peter So Source: The Australian

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