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Definitionfamous and admired; or worthy of admiration
- We visited the tomb of the illustrious Hampden and the field on which that patriot fell.Chapter 19 (41% in)
- My feelings are profound, but I possessed a coolness of judgment that fitted me for illustrious achievements.Chapter 24 (44% in)
There are no more uses of "illustrious" in Frankenstein.
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