illuminati
noun plural Etymology: Italian & New Latin; Italian, from New Latin, from Latin, plural of illuminatus Date: 1599 1. capitalized any of various groups claiming special religious enlightenment 2. persons who are or who claim to be unusually enlightened 3. elite 1d <
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  • illuminati — (n.) 1590s, plural of L. illuminatus enlightened (in figurative sense), pp. of illuminare (see ILLUMINATION (Cf. illumination)). Originally applied to a 16c. Spanish sect (the Alumbrados), then to other sects; since 1797 used as a translation of… …   Etymology dictionary

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  • illuminati — [i lo͞o΄mə nā′tī΄, i lo͞o΄mənä′tē] pl.n. [It (or ModL) < L, pl. of illuminatus: see ILLUMINATE sing.] 1. illuminato [i lo͞o΄mə nä′tō΄, i lo͞o΄mənä′tō΄] people who have or profess to have special intellectual or spiritual enlightenment 2. [I ]… …   English World dictionary

  • illuminati — 1. (Illuminati) (3131↑, 1011↓) the Illuminati is a secret orginazation of the most powerful and influential elite in the world.They go back for centuries and maintain the same bloodlines.They set up the council on forign relations,the bilderberg… …   Urban English dictionary

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  • ILLUMINATI — I. ILLUMINATI apud Scriptores Eccel. pro Baptizatis, eo quod in Baptismi ritibus erlam is esset, ut, post indutam vestem candidam, sanctitatis ac innocentiae testem. cereus accenderetur, in signum fidei gratiae que acceptae. Vide Greg. Turon.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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