Thursday, August 7, 2008

Word of the Day


Pronunciation: \suhb-LOO-nuh-ree\
Function: adjective

Situated beneath the moon; hence, of or pertaining to this world; terrestrial; earthly.

"In Shakespearean drama, both tragic and comic, the storms and calamities that shake the sublunary globe are reflections of turmoil in the hearts of men."

— Pico Iyer, "The Philippines Midsummer Night's Dream", Time, July 21, 1986

Thanks to Constant Comment for today's WOTD entry

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