noun, plural lu·mi·nar·ies.
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Origin of luminary
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Example sentences from the Web for luminary
Show up for a full-moon night ski, when the trails are lined with candle-lit luminary bags, or opt for the free learn-to-ski days, where volunteers teach lessons and local ski shops hand out courtesy rentals.
Beall’s brother, a GOP senator from Maryland, along with Republican National Committee Chairman George Bush and other GOP luminaries, applied subtle pressure on the Justice Department to soft-pedal the investigation.Vice President Agnew’s misdeeds, and the challenges of holding him accountable|Matthew Dallek|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
We wondered that too, and we asked the luminaries in tech how they were passing the hours.
I have traveled the world, helped build a conference business, written two books, dived deep into topics far beyond commerce, and interviewed more CEOs and other luminaries than I can remember.
Facebook’s oversight board has legal and human rights luminaries who are able to review and overturn some of the platform’s decisions.Podcast: How Russia’s everything company works with the Kremlin|Anthony Green|September 30, 2020|MIT Technology Review
There was indeed a luminary in the house, a star of the first magnitude.Miser Farebrother, Volume I (of 3)|Benjamin Leopold Farjeon
That part of any object which is nearest to the luminary from which it receives the light, will be the lightest.A Treatise on Painting|Leonardo Da Vinci
Jupiter was worshipped as the sun, by the name of Anxur or Axur, and Brama is identified with that luminary.Ten Thousand Wonderful Things|Edmund Fillingham King
Whether or not that luminary left his couch when he should, Tom had no means of finding out, for it was still heavily raining.Camp Venture|George Cary Eggleston
Tony found a boat and we were soon on board the Luminary, where we found the report about her sailing at daylight was true.Diary of an Enlisted Man|Lawrence Van Alstyne