The definition of heaven is the sky and the universe as seen from Earth, or for Christians, the place where God, divine beings and saved souls live.(noun)
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Origin: ME heven < OE heofon < IE base *em-, to cover (> LL camisia, shirt): akin to OHG himil and to OS hevan, ON, himinn (dat. hifne), with -fn, -v-n < -mn by dissimilation
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Origin: Middle English heven
Origin: , from Old English heofon; see ak- in Indo-European roots.
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See also astronomy.
the astronomical study and mapping of the heavens, especially the fixed stars. —uranographer, uranographist, n. —uranographic, uranographi-cal, adj.
1. measurement of the positions of astronomical bodies.
2. a chart showing such measurements and positions. —uranometrical, adj.
an abnormal fear of the heavens.
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