a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “heavenly.”.
fem. proper name, from French céleste (11c.) “sky, heaven,” from Latin caelestis “heavenly” (see celestial).
the goal of Christian’s journey in Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress; the heavenly Jerusalem. New Jerusalem.
pertaining to the sky or visible heaven, or to the universe beyond the earth’s atmosphere, as in celestial body. pertaining to the spiritual or invisible heaven; heavenly; divine: celestial bliss. of or relating to celestial navigation: a celestial fix. (initial capital letter) of or relating to the former Chinese Empire or the Chinese people. an […]
- Celestial discharge
noun phrase Death: Mr Jones got his celestial discharge today (1990s+ Medical)
the former Chinese Empire. noun an archaic or literary name for the Chinese Empire