Meaning of “the firmament” in the English Dictionary

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"the firmament" in British English

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the firmamentnoun [ S ]

uk /ˈfɜː.mə.mənt/ us /ˈfɝː.mə.mənt/ literary

the sky:

figurative She is one of the rising stars in the political firmament.

(Definition of “the firmament” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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