Examples from the Web for empyrean
No science should be dry, and above all astronomy should lift us to empyrean heights where we may tread among the stars.The Universe a Vast Electric Organism|George Woodward Warder
He dreams that he is being carried by an eagle up to the empyrean heaven.Dante: His Times and His Work|Arthur John Butler
He is himself a child of nature, nurtured on the bosom of Mother Earth and raising his eyes to the height of the Empyrean.Nature Mysticism|J. Edward Mercer
They lift one to the empyrean like nothing else I know of outside the Bible.
And they became what may be called an Evanescent Vapor, until all was lost in the Empyrean.The Cassowary|Stanley Waterloo
British Dictionary definitions for empyrean
adjective Also: empyreal
Word Origin for empyrean
Word Origin and History for empyrean
mid-14c. (as empyre), from Greek empyros "fiery," from en (see en- (2)) + pyr "fire" (see fire (n.)); confused by early writers with imperial. In Greek cosmology, the highest heaven, the sphere of pure fire; later baptized with a Christian gloss as "the abode of God and the angels."