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Word: luminary

Definition: celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)


Sentences Containing 'luminary'

Some of the more notable past and present members of the Celtic League have been Plaid Cymru luminary Gwynfor Evans, Alan Heusaff, the historian and writer Peter Berresford Ellis, writer Bernard Le Nail, Manx language revivalist Brian Stowell, and Winnie Ewing, Robert McIntyre and Rob Gibson of the Scottish National Party.

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