Associations to the word «Luminary»

Wiktionary

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

Dictionary definition

LUMINARY, noun. A celebrity who is an inspiration to others; "he was host to a large gathering of luminaries".

Wise words

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Hippocrates