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or superlunar

[soo-per-loo-nuh-ree] /ˌsu pərˈlu nə ri/
situated above or beyond the moon.
celestial, rather than earthly.
Origin of superlunary
1605-15; super- + (sub)lunary Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The rider seemed to be making a face, intended to express the most abstract philosophy possible, and superlunary contemplation.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 1 (of 3) Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • It is true merely as far as the sublunary Percepta; but as to the superlunary or celestial it is the reverse of truth.

    Aristotle George Grote
  • The natural result of this habit of ascending to a superlunary home, was the loss of an exact sense of how she was behaving below.

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