Meaning of celestial

ce•les•tial

Pronunciation: (su-les'chul), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to the sky or visible heaven.
  2. pertaining to the spiritual or invisible heaven; heavenly; divine: celestial bliss.
  3. of or pertaining to celestial navigation: a celestial fix.
  4. (cap.) of or pertaining to the former Chinese Empire or the Chinese people.
—n.
  1. an inhabitant of heaven.
  2. (cap.) a citizen of the Celestial Empire.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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