What does the word perpetual mean?

Usage examples for perpetual

  1. I need not add that we enjoyed perpetual light, and the whole twenty- four hours round the sun's rays reached us from every point of the horizon. – An Antarctic Mystery by Jules Verne
  2. And as for the day time, I am so busy all day long, providing for this perpetual house- party, that I am dead to even friendship by night. – The Tinder-Box by Maria Thompson Daviess
  3. He said, The union of these States is perpetual. – American Men of Action by Burton E. Stevenson