Pronunciation: (i-lOO"mu-nä'tē, -nā'tī), [key]
—sing. -toPronunciation: (-tō). [key]
1. persons possessing, or claiming to possess, superior enlightenment.
2. (cap.) a name given to different religious societies or sects because of their claim to superior enlightenment.
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