Definition of empyrean:
exalted, rarefied, orbit, reverend, lofty, firmament, high-minded, sector, rarified, space, heavens, high-flown, vault of heaven, empyreal, area, heaven, field, welkin, celestial sphere, grand, elevated, arena, glorious, sphere, sphere of influence, sublime, idealistic, domain, noble-minded.
I had such a passion for haunting this empyrean with all its charming objects, that I passed hours and days in it without counting them as they went by; and losing recollection of everything else, I had hardly swallowed a morsel in hot haste, before I began to burn to run off in search of my beloved groves.- "Rousseau Volumes I. and II.", John Morley.
- "Castles in the Air", Baroness Emmuska Orczy.
The nine inner spheres were transparent, but the tenth was an opaque solid shell- like structure, which enclosed the new universe and constituted the boundary between it and Chaos underneath and the Empyrean above.- "The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost'", Thomas Orchard.