ce·les·tial /səˈlɛsʧəl, ˈlɛʃ, ˈlɛstiəl/
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.
1. An inhabitant of heaven.
2. A native of China; a Chinaman; a Chinese. [Colloq.]
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: