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 for Empyrean
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Empyrean \Em`py*re"an\ (?; 277), n. [See Empyreal.]
     The highest heaven, where the pure element of fire was
     supposed by the ancients to subsist.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The empyrean rung
           With hallelujahs.                        --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Empyrean \Em`py*re"an\, a.
     Empyreal. --Akenside.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  empyrean
      adj 1: of or relating to the sky or heavens; "the empyrean
             sphere" [syn: empyrean, empyreal]
      2: inspiring awe; "well-meaning ineptitude that rises to
         empyreal absurdity"- M.S.Dworkin; "empyrean aplomb"- Hamilton
         Basso; "the sublime beauty of the night" [syn: empyreal,
         empyrean, sublime]
      n 1: the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which
           celestial bodies appear to be projected [syn: celestial
           sphere, sphere, empyrean, firmament, heavens,
           vault of heaven, welkin]

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