Definition of Illuminati

1. n. pl. Literally, those who are enlightened



Definition of Illuminati

1. Proper noun. ''plural'' Any of various societies, sects or other people claiming religious or intellectual enlightenment ¹

2. Proper noun. ''plural'' An alleged global, elite, secret society which has as its ultimate objective the subjugation of humanity (world domination or New World Order) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Illuminati

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Medical Definition of Illuminati

1. Literally, those who are enlightened; variously applied as follows: 1. Persons in the early church who had received baptism; in which ceremony a lighted taper was given them, as a symbol of the spiritual illumination they has received by that sacrament. 2. Members of a sect which sprung up in Spain about the year 1575. Their principal doctrine was, that, by means of prayer, they had attained to so perfect a state as to have no need of ordinances, sacraments, good works, etc.; called also Alumbrados, Perfectibilists, etc. 3. Members of certain associations in Modern Europe, who combined to promote social reforms, by which they expected to raise men and society to perfection, especially. Of one originated in 1776 by Adam Weishaupt, professor of canon law at Ingolstadt, which spread rapidly for a time, but ceased after a few years. 4. Also applied to: An obscure sect of French Familists. 5. Any persons who profess special spiritual or intellectual enlightenment. Origin: L. Illuminatus, cf. Illuminee. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Illuminati

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1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"illuminati—contd. 1800 The Episcopal clergy, in union with the illuminati of in ... 1800 On good Friday, 1799, the Connecticut illuminati were New England, ..."

2. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1885)
"The shout was now, illuminati! This time the French were surely coming. Nay, they were here, and were about to cut off every Christian's head, ..."

3. Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne (1836)
"... examination of Staps—Second interrogatory — Tirade against the illuminati—Accusation of the courts of Berlin and \Veim.ir—l ..."

4. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1861)
"... it must he the agreement of a simple faith with a common reason, and not of the faith of illuminati, with a transcendental logic. ..."

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