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English → English (gcide) Definition: Celestial empire Empire \Em"pire\, n. [F., fr. L. imperium a command, sovereignty, dominion, empire, fr. imperare. See Emperor; cf. Imperial.] 1. Supreme power; sovereignty; sway; dominion. “The empire of the sea.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] Over hell extend His empire, and with iron scepter rule. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. The dominion of an emperor; the territory or countries under the jurisdiction and dominion of an emperor (rarely of a king), usually of greater extent than a kingdom, always comprising a variety in the nationality of, or the forms of administration in, constituent and subordinate portions; as, the Austrian empire. [1913 Webster] Empire carries with it the idea of a vast and complicated government. --C. J. Smith. [1913 Webster] 3. Any dominion; supreme control; governing influence; rule; sway; as, the empire of mind or of reason. “Under the empire of facts.” --M. Arnold. [1913 Webster] Another force which, in the Middle Ages, shared with chivalry the empire over the minds of men. --A. W. Ward. [1913 Webster] Celestial empire. See under Celestial. Empire City, a common designation of the city of New York. Empire State, a common designation of the State of New York. Syn: Sway; dominion; rule; control; reign; sovereignty; government; kingdom; realm; state. [1913 Webster] Celestial \Ce*les"tial\, a. [OF. celestial, celestied, fr. L. caelestic, fr. caelum heaved. See Cell.] 1. Belonging to the a["e]rial regions, or visible heavens. “The twelve celestial signs.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the spiritual heaven; heavenly; divine. “Celestial spirits.” “Celestial light,” --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, the Chinese, or Celestial, Empire, of the Chinese people. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 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. [1913 Webster]

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