luminary

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An artificial light; an illumination
A body that gives light; especially, one of the heavenly bodies
One that is an inspiration to others; one who has achieved success in his chosen field; a leading light

played host to a huge gathering of international luminaries -- Edmund Stevens.

one of the heavenly bodies as a source of light
{n} a body that gives or casts light, a divine
{i} light source, something which gives off light; celestial body; famous person
one that is an inspiration to others : one who has achieved success in his chosen field : a leading light
Any body that gives light, especially one of the heavenly bodies
a body that gives light; especially : one of the heavenly bodies
a celebrity who is an inspiration to others; "he was host to a large gathering of luminaries
a celebrity who is an inspiration to others; "he was host to a large gathering of luminaries"
One who illustrates any subject, or enlightens mankind; as, Newton was a distinguished luminary
an artificial light : an illumination
If you refer to someone as a luminary, you mean that they are an expert in a particular subject or activity. the political opinions of such luminaries as Sartre or de Beauvoir. = expert. luminaries someone who is very famous or highly respected for their skill at doing something or their knowledge of a particular subject
A luminary
shiner
luminaries
Complete lighting unit consisting of the lamps and associated parts
luminaries
plural of luminary
luminaries
Celestial bodies which reflects light on the Earth such as the sun and moon
luminaries
The Sun and the Moon
luminary
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