Eminence

Definition of Eminence

Em´i`nence
n.1.That which is eminent or lofty; a high ground or place; a height.
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.
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.

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