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geographical name — see Kotor
biographical name James McKeen 1860-1944 American psychologist & editor
noun (plural -teries) Date: circa 1843 an establishment for the breeding and boarding of cats
adverb see catty II
noun see catty II
noun plural Etymology: Middle English catel, from Anglo-French katil, chatel personal property, from Medieval Latin capitale, from Latin, neuter of capitalis of the head — more ...
cattle call
noun Date: 1952 a mass audition (as of actors)
cattle egret
noun Date: circa 1899 a small Old World white egret (Bubulcus ibis) introduced into the New World and having a yellow bill and in the breeding season buff on the crown, breast, ...
cattle grub
noun Date: 1926 either of two warble flies (genus Hypoderma) especially in the larval stage: a. common cattle grub b. a related warble fly (H. bovis)
cattle guard
noun Date: 1843 a shallow ditch with rails or bars laid across that are spread far enough apart to prevent livestock from crossing but not people or vehicles
cattle prod
noun Date: 1970 a handheld prodding device that delivers an electric shock (as in controlling cattle)
cattle tick
noun Date: 1869 either of two ixodid ticks (Boophilus annulatus and B. microplus) that infest cattle and transmit the protozoan which causes Texas fever
noun Date: 1864 one who tends or raises cattle
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Wm. Cattley died 1832 English patron of botany Date: 1828 any of a genus (Cattleya) of tropical American epiphytic orchids with showy hooded ...
biographical name (Charles) Bruce 1899-1978 American journalist & historian
I. noun (plural catties) Etymology: Malay kati Date: 1598 any of various units of weight of China and southeast Asia varying around 1 1/3 pounds (about 600 grams); also a ...
or catty-cornered variant of kitty-corner
I. see catty-corner II. adverb or adjective see kitty-corner
biographical name Gaius Valerius circa 84-circa 54 B.C. Roman poet
abbreviation 1. cable television 2. community antenna television
noun Date: 1845 a narrow walkway (as along a bridge)
geographical name river 838 miles (1348 kilometers) W Colombia flowing N into the Magdalena
or Caucasus geographical name region SE Europe between the Black & Caspian seas, divided by Caucasus Mountains into Ciscaucasia (to the N) & Transcaucasia (to the S)
adjective Date: 1658 1. of or relating to the Caucasus or its inhabitants 2. of, constituting, or characteristic of a race of humankind native to Europe, North Africa, and ...
adjective or noun see Caucasian
geographical name see Caucasia
Caucasus Indicus
geographical name — see Hindu Kush
Caucasus Mountains
geographical name mountain system SE Europe in Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia — see El'brus
Cauchy sequence
noun Etymology: Augustin-Louis Cauchy died 1857 French mathematician Date: circa 1949 a sequence of elements in a metric space such that for any positive number no matter how ...
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1763 a closed meeting of a group of persons belonging to the same political party or faction usually to select candidates or to decide ...
adverb Etymology: Latin cauda Date: 1888 toward the tail or posterior end
adjective Etymology: New Latin caudalis, from Latin cauda tail Date: 1661 1. of, relating to, or being a tail 2. directed toward or situated in or near the tail or posterior ...
adverb see caudal
adjective Date: 1600 having a tail or a taillike appendage
caudate nucleus
noun Date: 1902 the most medial of the four basal ganglia in each cerebral hemisphere — called also caudate
noun (plural caudices or caudexes) Etymology: Latin, tree trunk or stem Date: circa 1797 1. the stem of a palm or tree fern 2. the woody base of a perennial plant
noun Etymology: Spanish, from caudillo Date: 1927 the doctrine or practice of a caudillo
noun (plural -llos) Etymology: Spanish, chief, leader, from Late Latin capitellum small head — more at cadet Date: 1852 a Spanish or Latin-American military dictator
Caudine Forks
geographical name two mountain passes S Italy in the Apennines between Benevento & Capua
noun Etymology: Middle English caudel, from Anglo-French *caudel, chaudel from calt, chaut warm, from Latin calidus — more at cauldron Date: 14th century a drink (as for ...
I. past and past participle of catch II. adjective Date: 1858 pregnant — often used in the phrase get caught
noun Etymology: Middle English calle net, omentum, probably from Old English cawl basket Date: 14th century 1. the large fatty omentum covering the intestines (as of a cow, ...
biographical name Marquis Armand-Augustin-Louis de 1773-1827 French general & diplomat
noun Etymology: Middle English, caudron, caldron, from Anglo-French cauderon, diminutive of caldere basin, from Late Latin caldaria, from feminine of Latin caldarius used for hot ...
geographical name city SE Australia in S Victoria SE of Melbourne; part of Greater Melbourne population 67,776
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Italian cavolfiore, from cavolo cabbage (from Late Latin caulus, from Latin caulis stem, cabbage) + fiore flower, from Latin flor-, flos ...
cauliflower ear
noun Date: 1904 an ear deformed from injury and excessive growth of reparative tissue
noun Date: 1946 a bite-size piece of cauliflower
adjective Etymology: probably from New Latin caulinus, from Latin caulis Date: 1756 of, relating to, or growing on a stem and especially on the upper part
I. transitive verb or calk Etymology: Middle English caulken, from Anglo-French cauker, calcher, chalcher to trample, from Latin calcare, from calc-, calx heel Date: 15th ...
noun see caulk I
noun see caulk II
abbreviation causative
causa sine qua non
foreign term Etymology: Latin an indispensable cause or condition
adjective Date: circa 1530 1. expressing or indicating cause ; causative 2. of, relating to, or constituting a cause 3. involving causation or a cause 4. arising ...
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek kausos fever (from kaiein to burn) + New Latin -algia Date: 1872 a constant usually burning pain resulting from injury to a peripheral ...
adjective see causalgia
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1603 1. a causal quality or agency 2. the relation between a cause and its effect or between regularly correlated events or phenomena
adverb see causal
noun Date: 1615 1. a. the act or process of causing b. the act or agency which produces an effect 2. causality
adjective Date: 15th century 1. effective or operating as a cause or agent 2. expressing causation; specifically being a linguistic form that indicates that the subject ...
adverb see causative
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin causa Date: 13th century 1. a. a reason for an action or condition ; motive b. something that brings ...
cause célèbre
also cause celebre noun (plural causes célèbres; also causes celebres) Etymology: French, literally, celebrated case Date: 1763 1. a legal case that excites widespread ...
cause celebre
noun see cause célèbre
cause of action
Date: 15th century the grounds (as violation of a right) that entitle a plaintiff to bring a suit
adjective see cause I
noun see cause II
noun Etymology: French, from causer to chat, from Latin causari to plead, discuss, from causa Date: 1818 1. an informal conversation ; chat 2. a short informal essay
noun Etymology: Middle English cauciwey, from cauci + wey way Date: 15th century 1. a raised way across wet ground or water 2. highway; especially one of ancient Roman ...
noun (plural causeys) Etymology: Middle English cauci, from Anglo-French causee, chaucee, from Medieval Latin calciata paved highway, probably from Latin calc-, calx limestone ...
geographical name limestone region S central France on S border of Massif Central
I. adjective Etymology: Latin causticus, from Greek kaustikos, from kaiein to burn Date: 14th century 1. capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action ; corrosive ...
caustic potash
noun Date: 1839 potassium hydroxide
caustic soda
noun Date: 1796 sodium hydroxide
adverb see caustic I
noun see caustic I
noun see cauterize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 14th century 1. to sear with a cautery or caustic 2. to make insensible ; deaden • cauterization noun
noun (plural -teries) Etymology: Latin cauterium, from Greek kautērion branding iron, from kaiein Date: 14th century 1. the act or effect of cauterizing ; cauterization 2. ...
I. noun Etymology: Latin caution-, cautio precaution, from cavēre to be on one's guard — more at hear Date: 1566 1. warning, admonishment 2. precaution 3. prudent ...
adjective see caution I
adjective Date: 1614 marked by or given to caution • cautiously adverb • cautiousness noun Synonyms: cautious, circumspect, wary, chary mean prudently watchful ...
adverb see cautious
noun see cautious
or Kāveri geographical name river 475 miles (764 kilometers) S India flowing E & entering Bay of Bengal in a wide delta
Cauvery Falls
or Kāveri Falls geographical name waterfall India in the Cauvery on Karnataka-Tamil Nadu boundary
abbreviation 1. cavalry 2. cavity
noun Etymology: French, ride on horseback, from Old Italian cavalcata, from cavalcare to go on horseback, from Late Latin caballicare, from Latin caballus horse; akin to Greek ...
noun plural but singular or plural in construction see cavalletti
I. noun Etymology: Middle French, from Old Italian cavaliere, from Old Occitan cavalier, from Late Latin caballarius horseman, from Latin caballus Date: 1589 1. a gentleman ...
Cavalier King Charles spaniel
noun Etymology: 1cavalier + King Charles spaniel, a breed of toy spaniel, from Charles II of England Date: 1969 any of a breed of toy spaniels developed in Great Britain ...
noun see cavalier II
adverb see cavalier II
noun (plural -la or -las) Etymology: Spanish caballa, a fish, from Late Latin, mare, feminine of Latin caballus Date: 1624 1. (also cavally) any of various carangid fishes ...
also cavaletti noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: Italian, plural of cavalletto trestle, diminutive of cavallo horse, from Latin caballus Date: 1950 ...
noun see cavalla 1
noun (plural -ries) Etymology: Italian cavalleria cavalry, chivalry, from cavaliere Date: 1546 1. a. an army component mounted on horseback b. an army component moving ...
cavalry twill
noun Date: 1939 tricotine
noun Date: 1860 a cavalry soldier
geographical name 1. county NE Ireland (republic) in Ulster area 730 square miles (1898 square kilometers), population 52,756 2. town, its capital population 3332
noun Etymology: Italian, from cavata production of sound from an instrument, extraction, from cavare to dig out, from Latin, to make hollow, from cavus Date: 1813 1. an ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin cava, from cavus hollow; akin to Greek koilos hollow, and probably to Greek kyein to be pregnant — more at ...
cave bear
noun Date: 1865 a very large extinct bear (Ursus spelaeus) known especially from Pleistocene deposits in European caves
cave canem
foreign term Etymology: Latin beware the dog
cave dweller
noun Date: 1865 1. one (as a prehistoric human) that dwells in a cave 2. one that lives in a city apartment building
noun Date: 1860 1. the action of caving in 2. a place where earth has caved in
noun Etymology: Latin, let him beware, from cavēre — more at hear Date: 1533 1. a. a warning enjoining one from certain acts or practices b. an explanation to ...
caveat emptor
noun Etymology: New Latin, let the buyer beware Date: 1523 a principle in commerce: without a warranty the buyer takes the risk
caveat lector
foreign term Etymology: Latin let the reader beware
biographical name Edith Louisa 1865-1915 English nurse
noun Date: 1865 1. a cave dweller especially of the Stone Age 2. a man who acts in a rough or crude manner
I. biographical name Henry 1731-1810 English scientist II. biographical name Spencer Compton 1833-1908 8th Duke of Devonshire English statesman III. biographical name Sir ...
noun see cave II
I. noun Etymology: Middle English caverne, from Middle French, from Latin caverna, from cavus Date: 14th century cave; especially one of large or indefinite extent II. ...
adjective Date: circa 1889 inhabiting caves
adjective Date: 15th century 1. a. having caverns or cavities b. of animal tissue composed largely of vascular sinuses and capable of dilating with blood to bring about ...
adverb see cavernous
noun (plural cavetti) Etymology: Italian, from cavo hollow, from Latin cavus Date: 1664 a concave molding having a curve that approximates a quarter circle — see molding ...
also caviare noun Etymology: earlier cavery, caviarie, from obsolete Italian caviari, plural of caviaro, from Turkish havyar Date: circa 1560 1. processed salted roe of large ...
noun see caviar
verb (-iled or -illed; -iling or cavilling) Etymology: Latin cavillari to jest, cavil, from cavilla raillery; akin to Latin calvi to deceive — more at calumny Date: 1542 ...
noun see cavil
noun see cavil
noun Date: 1932 the sport of exploring caves ; spelunking
adjective Date: 1835 of, relating to, or characterized by bodily cavitation
verb (-tated; -tating) Date: 1909 intransitive verb to form cavities or bubbles transitive verb to cavitate in
noun Etymology: cavity + -ation Date: 1895 the process of cavitating: as a. the formation of partial vacuums in a liquid by a swiftly moving solid body (as a propeller) or ...
geographical name city Philippines in Luzon on Cavite Peninsula in Manila Bay SW of Manila population 92,000
noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Middle French cavité, from Late Latin cavitas, from Latin cavus Date: 1541 1. an unfilled space within a mass; especially a hollowed-out ...
intransitive verb Etymology: perhaps alteration of curvet Date: 1794 1. to leap or dance about in a lively manner 2. to engage in extravagant behavior
biographical name Conte Camillo Benso di 1810-1861 Italian statesman
abbreviation ceiling and visibility unlimited
noun (plural cavies) Etymology: New Latin Cavia, genus name, from obsolete Portuguese çavia (now sauiá) the spiny rat Makalata (Echimys) armata, from Tupi saujá Date: 1796 ...
intransitive verb Etymology: imitative Date: 1589 to utter the harsh raucous natural call of the crow or a similar cry • caw noun
I. biographical name Duque de 1803-1880 Luiz Alves de Lima e Silva Brazilian general & statesman II. geographical name 1. town NE Brazil in Maranhão WNW of Teresina ...
Caxias do Sul
geographical name see Caxias II, 3
biographical name William circa 1422-1491 1st English printer
noun Etymology: Spanish cayo — more at key Date: 1707 a low island or reef of sand or coral
noun Date: 1773 cayenne pepper
geographical name city & port capital of French Guiana on island in Cayenne River near the coast population 37,097
cayenne pepper
noun Etymology: by folk etymology from earlier cayan, ultimately modification of Tupi kɨʔɨjá, kɨʔɨnʸá Date: 1756 1. a pungent condiment consisting of the ground dried ...
or Aux Cayes geographical name city & port SW Haiti population 105,383
geographical name city SE central Puerto Rico population 47,370
variant of caiman
Cayman Islands
geographical name islands West Indies NW of Jamaica; a British colony capital George Town (on Grand Cayman, chief island) area 100 square miles (259 square kilometers), ...
adjective or noun see Cayman Islands
I. noun (plural Cayuga or Cayugas) Etymology: Cayuga *kayó•kwę, a 17th century Cayuga town Date: 1744 1. a member of an American Indian people of New York 2. the ...
noun (plural Cayuse or Cayuses) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1825 1. a member of an American Indian people of Oregon and Washington 2. plural cayuses, not capitalized, ...
noun Date: 1959 citizens band; also the radio transmitting and receiving set used for citizens-band communications
I. abbreviation cumulonimbus II. symbol columbium
abbreviation 1. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation 2. complete blood count
abbreviation 1. cash before delivery 2. central business district
abbreviation 1. commander of the Order of the British Empire 2. companion of the Order of the British Empire
noun Date: 1959 one that operates a CB radio
abbreviation computer-based instruction
abbreviation Congressional Budget Office
abbreviation Columbia Broadcasting System
abbreviation chemical and biological warfare
abbreviation cubic centimeter
abbreviation cirrocumulus
abbreviation 1. carbon copy 2. chief clerk 3. common carrier 4. community college 5. country club
abbreviation Civilian Conservation Corps
I. noun Date: 1973 charge-coupled device II. abbreviation Confraternity of Christian Doctrine
abbreviation closed-circuit television
abbreviation 1. cardiac care unit 2. coronary care unit 3. critical care unit
abbreviation counterclockwise
abbreviation 1. candela 2. candle 3. cord
symbol cadmium
I. noun Date: 1965 certificate of deposit II. noun Etymology: compact disc Date: 1979 a small optical disk usually containing recorded music or computer data; also the ...
noun Etymology: compact disc read-only memory Date: 1983 a CD containing computer data that cannot be altered
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: cluster of differentiation Date: 1984 a large glycoprotein that is found on the surface especially of helper T cells, that is the ...
abbreviation Centers for Disease Control; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
abbreviation certificate of disability for discharge
abbreviation Canadian
noun Etymology: complementary Date: 1973 a DNA that is complementary to a given RNA which serves as a template for synthesis of the DNA in the presence of reverse ...
abbreviation certificate in data processing
abbreviation commander
abbreviation central daylight time
abbreviation collision damage waiver
symbol cerium
abbreviation 1. chemical engineer 2. civil engineer 3. Christian Era — often punctuated; Common Era; often punctuated 4. Corps of Engineers
ce n'est que le premier pas qui coûte
foreign term Etymology: French it is only the first step that costs
abbreviation 1. College English Association 2. Council of Economic Advisors
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek keanōthos, a thistle Date: 1785 any of a genus (Ceanothus) of American vines, shrubs, and small trees of the buckthorn family having ...
geographical name state NE Brazil bordering on the Atlantic capital Fortaleza area 57,147 square miles (148,011 square kilometers), population 6,353,346
I. verb (ceased; ceasing) Etymology: Middle English cesen, from Anglo-French cesser, from Latin cessare to hold back, be remiss, frequentative of cedere Date: 14th century ...
cease and desist order
noun Date: 1926 an order from an administrative agency to refrain from a method of competition or a labor practice found by the agency to be unfair
noun Date: 1859 1. a military order to cease firing 2. a suspension of active hostilities
adjective Date: 1570 continuing without cease ; constant • ceaselessly adverb • ceaselessness noun
adverb see ceaseless
noun see ceaseless
biographical name Nicolae 1918-1989 president of Romania (1974-1989)
geographical name 1. island E central Philippines, one of the Visayans area 1707 square miles (4438 square kilometers) 2. city on E Cebu Island population 610,000
adjective see cecum
adverb see cecum
biographical name Thomas Robert 1947- American biochemist
geographical name — see bohemia
I. biographical name (Edgar Algernon) Robert 1864-1958 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood English statesman II. biographical name Lord (Edward Christian) David 1902-1986 English ...
cecropia moth
noun Etymology: New Latin cecropia, from Latin, feminine of Cecropius Athenian, from Greek Kekropios, from Kekrops Cecrops, legendary king of Athens Date: 1885 a large North ...
also caecum noun (plural ceca) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin intestinum caecum, literally, blind intestine Date: circa 1721 a cavity open at one end (as the blind end of a ...
abbreviation Committee for Economic Development
cedant arma togae
foreign term Etymology: Latin let arms yield to the toga ; let military power give way to civil power — motto of Wyoming
noun Etymology: Middle English cedre, from Anglo-French, from Latin cedrus, from Greek kedros Date: 14th century 1. a. any of a genus (Cedrus) of usually tall coniferous ...
geographical name river 329 miles (529 kilometers) SE Minnesota & E Iowa flowing SE into the Iowa
Cedar Breaks National Monument
geographical name reservation SW Utah NE of Zion National Park containing a vast natural amphitheater
Cedar Falls
geographical name city NE Iowa NW of Waterloo population 36,145
Cedar Hill
geographical name town NE Texas SW of Dallas population 32,093
cedar of Lebanon
Date: 14th century a long-lived cedar (Cedrus libani) native to Asia Minor with short fascicled leaves and erect cones
Cedar Park
geographical name city central Texas NW of Austin population 26,049
Cedar Rapids
geographical name city E Iowa on the Cedar population 120,758
cedar waxwing
noun Date: circa 1844 a brown gregarious American waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) with a yellow band on the tip of the tail and a pale yellow belly
cedar-apple rust
noun Date: 1946 a gall-producing disease especially of the apple caused by a rust fungus (Gymnosporangium juniperi-virginianae) that completes the first part of its life cycle ...
noun Date: 1883 cedar waxwing
adjective Date: 1634 archaic made or suggestive of cedar
noun Date: 14th century the wood of a cedar that is especially repellent to insects
adjective see cedar
transitive verb (ceded; ceding) Etymology: French or Latin; French céder, from Latin cedere to go, withdraw, yield Date: 1749 1. to yield or grant typically by treaty 2. ...
noun see cede
noun Etymology: Twi sedi cowry Date: 1965 — see money table
noun Etymology: Spanish, the obsolete letter ç (actually a medieval form of the letter z), cedilla, from diminutive of ceda, zeda the letter z, from Late Latin zeta — more at ...
noun Date: 1542 the letter c
noun Etymology: cef- (alteration of cephalosporin) + -triaxone, of unknown origin Date: 1984 a broad-spectrum semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic C18H18N8O7S3 administered ...
noun Etymology: Spanish, probably from Taino ceíba Date: 1764 1. a massive tropical tree (Ceiba pentandra) of the silk-cotton family with large pods filled with seeds ...
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English celen, from Medieval Latin celare, caelare, perhaps from Latin caelare to carve, from caelum chisel; akin to Latin caedere to cut Date: ...
noun see ceilidh
also ceili noun Etymology: Irish céilí & Scottish Gaelic cèilidh visit, social evening, party with music and dancing, from Old Irish céilide visit, from céile servant, ...
noun Etymology: Middle English celing, from celen Date: 1535 1. a. the overhead inside lining of a room b. material used to ceil a wall or roof of a room 2. something ...
adjective see ceiling
noun Etymology: ceiling + -o- + -meter Date: 1943 a photoelectric instrument for determining by triangulation the height of the cloud ceiling above the earth
noun Etymology: Middle English seynture, from Anglo-French ceinture, from Latin cinctura — more at cincture Date: 15th century a belt or sash for the waist
also cell noun Etymology: short for celluloid Date: 1933 a transparent sheet of celluloid on which objects are drawn or painted in the making of animated cartoons
biographical name Camilo José 1916-2002 Spanish writer
noun Etymology: French céladon Date: circa 1768 1. a grayish-yellow green 2. a ceramic glaze originated in China that is greenish in color; also an article with a celadon ...
noun Etymology: Middle English celidoine, from Anglo-French, from Latin chelidonia, from feminine of chelidonius of the swallow, from Greek chelidonios, from chelidon-, ...
noun Date: circa 1912 celebrity 2
geographical name — see Sulawesi
Celebes Sea
geographical name arm of W Pacific enclosed on N by Mindanao & the Sulu Archipelago, on S by Sulawesi, & on W by Borneo • Celebesian adjective
adjective see Celebes Sea
noun Date: 1839 one who celebrates; specifically the priest officiating at the Eucharist
verb (-brated; -brating) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin celebratus, past participle of celebrare to frequent, celebrate, from celebr-, celeber much frequented, famous; ...
adjective Date: 1580 widely known and often referred to Synonyms: see famous • celebratedness noun
noun see celebrated
noun see celebrate
adjective see celebrate
noun see celebrate
adjective see celebrate
noun (plural -ties) Date: 14th century 1. the state of being celebrated ; fame 2. a famous or celebrated person
noun Etymology: irregular from celery Date: 1743 a celery (Apium graveolens rapaceum) grown for its knobby edible root
noun Etymology: Middle English celerite, from Anglo-French, from Latin celeritat-, celeritas, from celer swift — more at hold Date: 15th century rapidity of motion or action
noun (plural -eries) Etymology: obsolete French celeris, from Italian dialect seleri, plural of selero, modification of Late Latin selinon, from Greek Date: 1664 a European ...
celery cabbage
noun Date: 1930 Chinese cabbage b
celery root
noun Date: 1947 celeriac
or celeste noun Etymology: French célesta, alteration of céleste, literally, heavenly, from Latin caelestis Date: 1899 a keyboard instrument with hammers that strike steel ...
noun see celesta
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin caelestis celestial, from caelum sky Date: 14th century 1. of, relating to, or suggesting heaven or ...
Celestial Empire
geographical name the former Chinese Empire
celestial equator
noun Date: 1848 the great circle on the celestial sphere midway between the celestial poles
celestial globe
noun Date: 1668 a globe depicting the celestial bodies
celestial hierarchy
noun Date: 1768 a traditional hierarchy of angels ranked from lowest to highest into the following nine orders: angels, archangels, principalities, powers, virtues, dominions, ...
celestial marriage
noun Date: 1862 a special order of Mormon marriage solemnized in a Mormon temple and held to be binding for a future life as well as the present one
celestial navigation
noun Date: 1939 navigation by observation of the positions of celestial bodies
celestial pole
noun Date: 1848 either of the two points on the celestial sphere around which the diurnal rotation of the stars appears to take place
celestial sphere
noun Date: 1829 an imaginary sphere of infinite radius against which the celestial bodies appear to be projected and of which the apparent dome of the visible sky forms half
adverb see celestial I

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