Definition of Luminary. Meaning of Luminary. Synonyms of Luminary

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Definition of Luminary

Luminary
Luminary Lu"mi*na*ry, n.; pl. Luminaries, [F. luminaire, L. luminare a light or lamp, which was lighted in the churches, a luminary, fr. lumen, luminis, light, fr. lucere to be light, to shine, lux, lucis, light. See Light.] 1. Any body that gives light, especially one of the heavenly bodies. `` Radiant luminary.' --Skelton. Where the great luminary . . . Dispenses light from far. --Milton. 2. One who illustrates any subject, or enlightens mankind; as, Newton was a distinguished luminary.

Meaning of Luminary from wikipedia

- or late Latin luminarium, from Latin lumen, lumin- ‘light’. Luminary may refer to: Luminary (astrology), in traditional astrology, one of the two brightest...
- The Luminaries is a 2013 novel by Eleanor Catton. Set in New Zealand's South Island in 1866, the novel follows Walter Moody, a prospector who travels to...
- The Luminaries is a British-New Zealand drama television miniseries based on Eleanor Catton's 2013 novel The Luminaries and directed by Claire McCarthy...
- The luminaries were what traditional astrologers called the two astrological "planets" which were the brightest and most important objects in the heavens...
- Luminary Group LLC, founded in Indiana in 2006, is a licensing and intellectual property management company that represents the estates of several personalities...
- Archived from the original on January 16, 2013. "TI Acquires Luminary Micro" (Press release). Luminary Micro. May 14, 2009. Archived from the original on July...
- be the tallest building in the Southern Hemisphere Tower 2 is named as Luminary Tower. The tower will have 60 floors above and 6 floors below ground, making...
- The Luminary was the first newspaper published in Atlanta, Georgia. Reverend Joseph S. Baker established the paper which appeared as a four-page w****ly...
- Yggdrasil, which contains the Sword of Light, the Luminary's destined weapon. However, just as the Luminary is about to take it, he and the party are intercepted...
- other astrological factor. The luminary of sect is the luminary which is said to rule each sect. The Sun is the luminary of sect in a day chart (where...
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