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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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