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adjective 
  1. pertaining to the earth; earthly, terrestrial, worldly as opposed to heavenly
  • 1922: Arius, warring his life long upon the consubstantiality of the Son with the Father, and Valentine, spurning Christ"s body, and the subtle African heresiarch Sabellius who held that the Father was Himself His own Son. " James Joyce, Ulysses
  • 1974: For the earth was both celestial and , the down here and the up there. " Guy Davenport, Tatlin!
  • Etymology: Anglo-Norman, from Latin terrenus, from terra "earth".


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