Definition of sublunar in English:

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sublunar

Pronunciation: /səbˈlo͞onər/

adjective

Astronomy
Within the moon’s orbit and subject to its influence.
Example sentences
  • He wanted to understand how celestial events influenced sublunar ones.
  • The backdrop of stars was perceived as representing God in its permanence and immutability; only the sublunar sphere encircling the earth was subject to change and decay.
  • Sir Thomas Aquinas: ‘The celestial bodies are the cause of all that takes place in the sublunar world.’

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Syllabification: sub·lu·nar

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