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Luminary

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Noun

1. guiding light, leading light, luminary, notability, notable

a celebrity who is an inspiration to others

Example Sentences:
'he was host to a large gathering of luminaries'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Luminary

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noun plural -naries
1. 
a person who enlightens or influences others
2. 
a famous person
3. literary
something, such as the sun or moon, that gives off light
adjective
4. 
of, involving, or characterized by light or enlightenment

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Luminary

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nounWord forms: plural ˈlumiˌnaries
1. 
a body that gives off light, such as the sun or moon
2. 
a. 
a person who sheds light on some subject or enlightens mankind; famous intellectual
b. 
any famous or well-known person

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Luminary

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n. pl. lu·mi·nar·ies
1.
a. An object, such as a celestial body, that gives light.
b. In astrology, one of the brightest celestial objects, such as the sun, moon, or bright planets.
2. A person who inspires others or achieves eminence in a field. See Synonyms at celebrity.

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