1. belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly
    so terrene a being as himself
    not a fairy palace; yet a mundane wonder of unimagined kind
  2. of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air
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How To Use terrene In A Sentence

  • The restaurant, with its acre of tables, glassed and naperied; the ranges of telephone booths, all going it together; the cellars, a vast subterrene, with dusky avenues of lockers, each cluttered with beverages of individual predilection -- though I suppose that, after all, they were a good deal alike .... On the Stairs
  • It is you, his self-professed terrene representatives, because you find yourself increasingly irrelevant as the human species matures, like a child into adulthood, beyond the need for parental gods and devils and moves into the space where it understands that it is master of its own fate. Archive 2010-01-01
  • If the vessel goes over, she has to cut her contraterrene tonnage. Passage at Arms
  • When you roll down your car window and ask for the distance, it's understood that you aren't asking for the distance by chopper or a subterrene. Library of Economics and Liberty
  • Lover-Girl Eridani hyperspace attack contraterrene planet bomb stellar kill. Archive 2010-01-01
  • That story contained science fiction's first reference to contraterrene, or as we know it today, antimatter. Jack's Shack
  • And so farre did this sodaine knowledge in him extend; that he could conceive of divine and celestiall things, and that they were more to be admired and reverenced, then those of humane or terrene consideration; wherefore the more gladly he contented himselfe, to tarry till she awaked of her owne accord. The Decameron
  • But if the doctrine of the human form brings unity to our conceptions of mankind, and sees the terrene man as a globe of societies and churches, its effects upon moral philosophy are not less important, for it embraces kindreds and tongues in one fraternal whole.
  • She floated down the steps and found herself in a big subterrene room with walls tiled like those of the hotel bathroom. We Can't Have Everything
  • Some men say that a ship of normal matter couldn't be operated in contraterrene space. The Other Side Of Nowhere
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