celestial globe

noun

Definition of celestial globe

: a globe depicting the celestial bodies

Examples of celestial globe in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The tower’s first floor opens into the National Library of the Czech Republic, with its spiraling wood columns and collection of celestial globes, a hall little changed since 1722. Alex Schechter, National Geographic, "Why Prague is the best place for astronomy buffs," 4 Nov. 2019 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 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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“Celestial globe.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/celestial%20globe. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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