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The Cosmos

noun

one of three essential existences in the Astronist philosophy and cosmology synonymous with the term universe in mainstream discourse. In Astronism, The Cosmos is the animate totality of limited existence beginning with The Big Bang and is believed to be one of an infinite amount of cosmoses within The Universe.

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the phrase The Cosmos is used throughout Astronist discourse and is made distinct from the phrase astronomical world which does not pertain to cosmic animateness, but simply the environment of outer space. 
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