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Astronomical religion

astrəˈnɒmɪk(ə)l rɪˈlɪdʒ(ə)n

noun

a derivation of natural religion, a form of religion or religious philosophy characterised by a centrality placed on outer space as the prime source of spiritual connection or existential guidance.

Derivatives

  • Astroreligion | ˈastrəʊrɪˈlɪdʒ(ə)n | noun

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the term astronomical religion was coined by Cometan to denote a form of religion based on outer space or on an astronomical theme. 
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