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The famous illuminations were switched on yesterday, so it's a great time to visit. The Sun (2016)The lights also provide added illumination when cornering. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Such a view is scarcely likely to provide much illumination about the causal dynamics of these systems. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)Along some stretches the only illumination comes from domestic security lights. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Night illumination is so dim that stars are visible from the centre of the city. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is no similar surviving embroidery and historians of art have thus been obliged to draw parallels with manuscript illumination and drawings. 1066: and the Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry (2004)In dark conditions, use a steady rather than a flashing light for best illumination. Times, Sunday Times (2010)More often it can provide illumination and insight to thoughtful policy-makers who are prepared to spend time and effort on it. The British way in Warfare - 1688-2000 (1990)Identity economics provides further illumination. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I felt it was my duty to shine a light into the dark corners of embattled streets and offer a little illumination. Times, Sunday Times (2009)At night the only illumination is from a few LED lamps, rechargeable electric lanterns and lots of tea lights. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: illumination NOUN
Illumination is the lighting that a place has.
The only illumination came from a small window high in the opposite wall.
Definition of illumination from the Collins English Dictionary
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