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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ce·les·tial /səˈlɛsʧəl, ˈlɛʃ, ˈlɛstiəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ce·les·tial a.
 1. Belonging to the aërial regions, or visible heavens. “The twelve celestial signs.”
 2. Of or pertaining to the spiritual heaven; heavenly; divine.  Celestial spirits.” Celestial light,”
 3. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, the Chinese, or Celestial, Empire, of the Chinese people.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ce·les·tial, n.
 1. An inhabitant of heaven.
 2. A native of China; a Chinaman; a Chinese. [Colloq.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or relating to the sky; "celestial map"; "a heavenly
             body" [syn: heavenly]
      2: relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven; "celestial
         beings"; "heavenly hosts" [syn: heavenly]
      3: of heaven or the spirit; "celestial peace"; "ethereal
         melodies"; "the supernal happiness of a quiet death" [syn:
          ethereal, supernal]