noun, plural lu·mi·nar·ies.
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Origin of luminary
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The lyrical declamation has inspired luminaries ranging from Kurt Vonnegut to Robert Frost.James Franco and Scott Haze on 'The Sound and the Fury' and Gawker 'Outing' Them As A 'Couple'|Marlow Stern|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I spent a surreal evening watching all 85 episodes and gathered the best of the worst big ideas from the firearm luminaries.Gun Training Could’ve Prevented Newtown and 7 More of the Craziest Ideas From NRA YouTube Stars|Brandy Zadrozny|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On Friday evening, a crowd of Hollywood luminaries gathered to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Spike Lee classic.Watch Barack and Michelle Obama’s Video Dedication to Spike Lee’s ‘Do the Right Thing’|Marlow Stern|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At 28, Eleanor Catton became the youngest ever winner of the Booker Prize with her swirling, mesmerizing epic The Luminaries.
The brightest luminaries are waking up to painful hangovers, and, we imagine, crippling self-doubt.Hollywood's Morning After: Emma Watson’s Pants and More|Amy Zimmerman|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As this adulation advanced into an established worship, the compliment was reversed by calling planets or luminaries after heroes.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant
New dramatic luminaries shot into his sphere, some of them too wildly to suit his Victorian tastes.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV.|Charles L. Graves
The ancient times seemed to have come again, when these pictures were approached with genuflexions, luminaries, and incense.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)|John William Draper
The sun, the moon and all the luminaries with the planets resort to this river, alternately by day and by night.Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1|Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
Both these luminaries seem larger at the horizon than they are at the zenith.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh