[em-pir-ee-uh l, -pahy-ree-, em-puh-ree-uh l, -pahy-] /ɛmˈpɪr i əl, -ˈpaɪ ri-, ˌɛm pəˈri əl, -paɪ-/

pertaining to the highest heaven in the cosmology of the ancients.
pertaining to the sky; celestial:
empyreal blue.
formed of pure fire or light:
empyreal radiance.

late 15c.; see empyrean.


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