Meaning of empyrean

em•py•re•an

Pronunciation: (em"pu-rē'un, -pī-, em-pir'ē-un, -pī'rē-), [key]
— n.
  1. the highest heaven, supposed by the ancients to contain the pure element of fire.
  2. the visible heavens; the firmament.
—adj.
  1. empyreal.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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