noun, plural lu·mi·nar·ies.
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Origin of luminary
Words nearby luminary
Example sentences from the Web for luminary
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