Definition of sublunar in English:


Syllabification: sub·lu·nar
Pronunciation: /səbˈlo͞onər


  • Within the moon’s orbit and subject to its influence.
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    • 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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