celestial hierarchy

noun

Definition of celestial hierarchy 

: a traditional hierarchy of angels ranked from lowest to highest into the following nine orders: angels, archangels, principalities, powers, virtues, dominions, thrones, cherubim, and seraphim

First Known Use of celestial hierarchy

1768, in the meaning defined above

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