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noun (also Northern Starlight, Northern Astrosy)

one of two major festivals in the Astronist religion taking place annually during the winter solstice of the northern hemisphere with a starlight festival. Lasting for a total of four days beginning on 20th December and ending on 23rd. During this time, the northern hemisphere is considered to be in a state of astrosy, a natural heightened proximation to the astronomical world. It is contrasted with the festival Kintana which takes place in the southern hemisphere during June.


  • Stellaral | ˈstɛlɑːr(ə)l | adjective

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the word stellar, denoting stars, combined with the suffix -a denoting a state or condition; meaning ‘the stellar condition.’ 
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