Definition of firmament
- Stars twinkled in the firmament.
- the international fashion firmament
- She's a rising star in the city's artistic firmament.
meteors flashing across the firmament
the stars in the firmament twinkled ever so brightly
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First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
: the sky
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