empyrean

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empyrean (of) the highest heaven. XVII. In ancient cosmology, the sphere of the element of fire, in Christian use the abode of God and the angels. f. medL. empyreus, as n. sb. -eum — Gr. empúrios, as n. sb. -ion, f. EM-2 + pûr FIRE; see -EAN.
So empyreal adj. XV.

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