firmament

Part of speech: noun

The expanse of heaven; sky.

Part of speech: adjective

Firmamental.

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Usage examples "firmament":

  1. Gone was the frowning sky and all the blue firmament seemed one tender smile. - "Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed", H. Rider Haggard.
  2. Some great lights in the moral firmament have been extinguished. - "Memories of Bethany", John Ross Macduff.
  3. Of these we can only say, that as might be supposed, they were of a respectable portion of the middle class socially considered and from which have sprung all over the world- with few exceptions- the greatest luminaries of the whole firmament of intellect. - "Antonio Stradivari", Horace William Petherick.