Definition of Luminaria

1. Noun. a vigil fire used in ceremonies, in Native American and Hispanic cultures ¹



2. Noun. a makeshift lantern used as a holiday decoration, especially in Hispanic culture ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Luminaria

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Luminaria

lumicolchicines
lumicrine
lumiflavin
lumiliximab
lumina
lumina gold
luminaire
luminaires
luminal
luminally
luminance
luminance unit
luminances
luminant
luminants
luminaria (current term)
luminarias
luminaries
luminary
luminate
lumination
luminations
lumine
lumined
lumines
luminesce
luminesced
luminescence
luminescences
luminescent

Literary usage of Luminaria

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Light and air are introduced by means of vertical shafts (luminaria) running up to the ... Air-shafts, or luminaria. 8. Bund ways. 7. Ruined vault. 10. ..."

2. Challenge of Land Use Planning After Urban Earthquakes: Observations from by Catherine Bauman (1999)
"luminaria: this downtown Christmas light show in 1995 was cited by many as a psychological boost. renovating the temporary complexes, which had become ..."

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