Definition of Illuminations

1. Noun. (plural of illumination) ¹



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Definition of Illuminations

1. illumination [n] - See also: illumination

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Illuminations

illuminance
illuminances
illuminant
illuminants
illuminary
illuminate
illuminated
illuminates
illuminatest
illuminateth
illuminati
illuminating
illuminatingly
illumination
illumination unit
illuminations (current term)
illuminative
illuminatively
illuminator
illuminators
illuminatory
illumine
illumined
illuminer
illumines
illuming
illumining
illuminism
illuminisms
illuminist

Literary usage of Illuminations

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1. Moral tales for young people by Maria Edgeworth (1806)
"THE illuminations. THE illuminations were really beautiful. He went up to the Castle, whence he saw a great part of the old town, and all Princes street, ..."

2. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1803)
"illuminations of the most splendid nature succeeded the ceremonial processions of the day. The house of the French minister* (Mr. Otto), the bank of England ..."

3. Journals of the Military Expedition of Major General John Sullivan Against by New York (State). Secretary's Office, Frederick Cook (1887)
"FIREWORKS AND illuminations. In the evening the streets of the village were ... The illuminations of the night of Centennial day were beyond all praise The ..."

4. An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1852)
"... or which are decorated with illuminations. At the beginning of the manuscript there has been added a table of the order of reading the four Gospels, ..."

5. Annals of the Artists of Spain by Sir William Stirling Maxwell (1891)
"Francisco Galeas, an excellent painter of illuminations, was born in 1567, at Seville, where he studied ... Painters of illuminations. Fr. Diego de Salto. ..."

6. Lectures: On Illuminating Engineering Delivered at the Johns Hopkins by Johns Hopkins University, Illuminating Engineering Society (1911)
"It is fortunately of considerable influence on the result only when the color differences are very great or when the illuminations are very feeble. ..."

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