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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A group or cluster of illustrious or brilliant persons or things usually seven in number.

Usage examples (32)
  • I call them the "pleiad" of Central Europe's great novelists.
  • In the second, at the same time that the great Central Europeans were writing their masterpieces, America herself had her own great "pleiad," one which would influence...
  • Indeed, as befitted a movement confined to the intelli - gentsia and represented by a pleiad of outstanding intellectuals, philosophical doubt played a greater part
  • Waterloo; one of the scenes of the foundation of the story which we are relating is connected with this battle, but this history is not our subject; this history, moreover, has... for more
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