Meaning of eminence

em•i•nence

Pronunciation: (em'u-nuns), [key]
— n.
  1. high station, rank, or repute: philosophers of eminence.
  2. a high place or part; a hill or elevation; height.
  3. (cap.)a title of honor, applied to cardinals (usually prec. by His or Your).
  4. an elevation or projection, esp. on a bone.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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