Definitions for eminenceˈɛm ə nəns
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
em•i•nenceˈɛm ə nəns(n.)
high station, rank, or repute.
a high elevation; hill or height.
(cap.) a title of honor, applied to cardinals (usu. prec. by His or Your).
an anatomical projection, esp. on a bone.
Origin of eminence:
1375–1425; late ME < AF < L
eminence, distinction, preeminence, note(noun)
high status importance owing to marked superiority
"a scholar of great eminence"
tuberosity, tubercle, eminence(noun)
a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament
someone of high rank, reputation or social station
the quality or state of being eminent
prominence in a particular order or accumulation; esteem
an elevated land area or a hill
that which is eminent or lofty; a high ground or place; a height
an elevated condition among men; a place or station above men in general, either in rank, office, or celebrity; social or moral loftiness; high rank; distinction; preferment
a title of honor, especially applied to a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church
Eminence is a city in Shannon County, Missouri, United States. The population was 600 at the time of the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Shannon County.
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