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celestial

adjective uk   /sɪˈles.ti.əl/ us    /-tʃəl/ formal
of or from the sky or outside this world: The moon is a celestial body.
Translations of “celestial”
in Spanish celeste…
in French céleste…
in German himmlisch…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天的,天空的, 天外的…
in Russian небесный…
in Turkish gökyüzüyle ilgili, göksel, cennete dair…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天的,天空的, 天外的…
in Polish niebieski, niebiański…
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