What does the word firmament mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Firmamental.

Usage examples for 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 by H. Rider Haggard
  2. Some great lights in the moral firmament have been extinguished. – Memories of Bethany by 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 by Horace William Petherick