terrestrial

Part of speech: adjective

Belonging to the earth.

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to or living on the land.

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Usage examples "terrestrial":

  1. The spiritual man sees his spiritual fellows far better than the terrestrial man sees the men of earth. - "Seraphita", Honore de Balzac.
  2. The terrestrial scenery- the tourist's- is a prisoner compared with this. - "Essays", Alice Meynell.
  3. " The Captain merely means," said Barbican, " that at the instant the Projectile quitted the terrestrial atmosphere it had already lost a third of its initial velocity." - "All Around the Moon", Jules Verne.