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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ce·leb·ri·ty /səˈlɛbrəti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ce·leb·ri·ty n.; pl. Celebrities
 1. Celebration; solemnization. [Obs.]
    The celebrity of the marriage.   --Bacon.
 2. The state or condition of being celebrated; fame; renown; as, the celebrity of Washington.
    An event of great celebrity in the history of astronomy.   --Whewell.
 3. A person of distinction or renown; -- usually in the plural; as, he is one of the celebrities of the place.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a widely known person; "he was a baseball celebrity" [syn: famous
      2: the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
         [syn: fame, renown] [ant: infamy]