Celestial city, heaven; the heavenly Jerusalem. Bunyan.Celestial empire, China; — so called from the Chinese words, tien chan, Heavenly Dynasty, as being the kingdom ruled over by the dynasty appointed by heaven. S. W. Williams.

(Ce*les"tial), n.

1. An inhabitant of heaven. Pope.

2. A native of China.

(Ce*les"tial*ize) v. t. To make celestial. [R.]

(Ce*les"tial*ly), adv. In a celestial manner.

(Ce*les"ti*fy) v. t. [L. caelestis heavenly + -fly.] To make like heaven. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.

(Cel`e*bra"tion) n. [L. celebratio.] The act, process, or time of celebrating.

His memory deserving a particular celebration.

Celebration of Mass is equivalent to offering Mass
Cath. Dict.

To hasten the celebration of their marriage.
Sir P. Sidney.

(Cel"e*bra`tor) n. [L.] One who celebrates; a praiser. Boyle.

(Ce*le"bri*ous) a. Famous. [Obs.] Speed.

(Ce*leb"ri*ty) n.; pl. Celebrities [L. celebritas: cf. F. célébrité.]

1. Celebration; solemnization. [Obs.]

The celebrity of the marriage.

2. The state or condition of being celebrated; fame; renown; as, the celebrity of Washington.

An event of great celebrity in the history of astronomy.

3. A person of distinction or renown; — usually in the plural; as, he is one of the celebrities of the place.

(Ce*le"ri*ac) n. (Bot.) Turnip-rooted celery, a from of celery with a large globular root, which is used for food.

(Ce*ler"i*ty) n. [L. celeritas, from celer swiftm speedy: sf. F. célérité.] Rapidity of motion; quickness; swiftness.

Time, with all its celerity, moves slowly to him whose whole employment is to watch its flight.

(Cel"er*y) n. [F. céleri, cf. Prov. It. seleno, seler; fr. Gr. parsley, in Lgr. & NGr. celery. Cf. Parsley.] (Bot.) A plant of the Parsley family of which the blanched leafstalks are used as a salad.

(Ce*les"tial) a. [OF. celestial, celestied, fr. L. caelestic, fr. caelum heaved. See Cell.]

1. Belonging to the aërial regions, or visible heavens. "The twelve celestial signs." Shak.

2. Of or pertaining to the spiritual heaven; heavenly; divine. "Celestial spirits." "Celestial light," Milton.

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