celestial globe

noun

Definition of celestial globe 

: a globe depicting the celestial bodies

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Green, representing the country's abundant fields and forests, gold for the country's raw wealth and the blue celestial globe representing the night sky over Brazil. Bianca Britton, CNN, "World Cup 2018: The history of football kits and why we care about them," 4 May 2018 In the astronomy room, which is dominated by a 400-year-old celestial globe, visitors discover the constellations that share names with characters in the book, including Bellatrix LeStrange and Sirius Black. Karla Adam, Washington Post, "London is going all butterbeer over 20th anniversary of Harry Potter," 29 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of celestial globe

1668, in the meaning defined above

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