Definition of astromancy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈastrəʊmansi/


[mass noun] historical
Divination by the stars; astrology: the religious community was, generally, antagonistic to astromancy
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  • Here is a fantasy of necromancy and astromancy, gunpowder and swordplay, politics and crime.
  • In 16th-century intellectual circles, attacks by the humanists Pietro Pomponazzi and Pico della Mirandola challenged the standing of astromancy.
  • I argue that astrology, which originated as astromancy, or astral divination - a dialogue with the divine - essentially still is that.

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