Meaning of ILLUMINATION in English

ILLUMINATION

(~s)

1.

Illumination is the lighting that a place has. (FORMAL)

The only ~ came from a small window high in the opposite wall.

N-UNCOUNT

2.

Illuminations are coloured lights which are put up in towns, especially at Christmas, in order to make them look attractive, especially at night. (mainly BRIT)

...the famous Blackpool ~s.

N-PLURAL

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