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Definition of heavenly adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[only before noun] connected with heaven our heavenly Father (= God) the heavenly kingdom
  2. 2[only before noun] connected with the sky heavenly bodies (= the sun, moon, stars, and planets)
  3. 3(informal) very pleasant synonym wonderful a heavenly morning/feeling This place is heavenly.
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