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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eminence  \Em"i*nence\,  n.  [L.  eminentia  fr  eminens  eminent: 
  cf  F.  ['e]minence.] 
  1.  That  which  is  eminent  or  lofty;  a  high  ground  or  place  a 
  height. 
 
  Without  either  eminences  or  cavities.  --Dryden. 
 
  The  temple  of  honor  ought  to  be  seated  on  an 
  eminence.  --Burke. 
 
  2.  An  elevated  condition  among  men;  a  place  or  station  above 
  men  in  general,  either  in  rank,  office,  or  celebrity; 
  social  or  moral  loftiness;  high  rank;  distinction; 
  preferment.  --Milton. 
 
  You  've  too  a  woman's  heart,  which  ever  yet  Affected 
  eminence,  wealth,  sovereignty.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  A  title  of  honor,  especially  applied  to  a  cardinal  in  the 
  Roman  Catholic  Church. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eminence 
  n  :  high  status  importance  owing  to  marked  superiority;  "a 
  scholar  of  great  eminence"  [syn:  {distinction},  {preeminence}, 
  {note}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Eminence,  KY  (city,  FIPS  24904) 
  Location:  38.36538  N,  85.17432  W 
  Population  (1990):  2055  (925  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  40019 
  Eminence,  MO  (city,  FIPS  22276) 
  Location:  37.14627  N,  91.35853  W 
  Population  (1990):  582  (303  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  65466 




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