Pronunciation: (em'u-nuns), [key]
1. high station, rank, or repute: philosophers of eminence.
2. a high place or part; a hill or elevation; height.
3. (cap.) Rom. Cath. Ch.a title of honor, applied to cardinals (usually prec. by His or Your).
4. Anat.an elevation or projection, esp. on a bone.
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