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Pronunciation:  `nowtu'bilitee

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[n]  a celebrity who is an inspiration to others; "he was host to a large gathering of luminaries"

NOTABILITY is a 10 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: guiding light, leading light, luminary, notable
 See Also: celebrity, famous person



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Not`a*bil"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Notabilities}. [Cf. F.
notabilit['e] .]
1. Quality of being notable.

2. A notable, or remarkable, person or thing; a person of
   note. ``Parisian notabilities'' --Carlyle.

3. A notable saying. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

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