Definition of Illumination

  • (n.) The act of illuminating, or supplying with light; the state of being illuminated.
  • (n.) Festive decoration of houses or buildings with lights.
  • (n.) Adornment of books and manuscripts with colored illustrations. See Illuminate, v. t., 3.
  • (v. t.) That which is illuminated, as a house; also, an ornamented book or manuscript.
  • (v. t.) That which illuminates or gives light; brightness; splendor; especially, intellectual light or knowledge.
  • (v. t.) The special communication of knowledge to the mind by God; inspiration.

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