Empyrean meaning

ĕmpī-rēən, ĕm-pîrē-ən
The highest heaven.
  • Among the ancients, the sphere of pure light or fire.
  • Among Christian poets, the abode of God.
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The sky; the celestial vault; firmament.
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The sky.
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Of or relating to the empyrean of ancient belief.
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The region of pure light and fire; the highest heaven, where the pure element of fire was supposed by the ancients to exist: the same as the ether, the ninth heaven according to ancient astronomy.
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Of the sky or the heavens; celestially refined.
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Origin of empyrean

  • From Medieval Latin empyreum from empyreus empyreal empyreal

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin empȳreus, from Ancient Greek ἔμπυρος (empyros), from ἐν (en, “in”) + πῦρ (pyr, “fire”) (English pyre).

    From Wiktionary