Example sentences for: illustrious

How can you use “illustrious” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Also upstairs is the Mummy Room where you can find the preserved remains of some of Egypt’s most illustrious rulers.

  • For a few years in the 1840s, its location made Kingston capital of pre-Confederation Canada, and the sturdy, pillared City Hall with its lofty dome pays due homage to an illustrious past.

  • The ornate tombs are still carefully attended and hold the remains of some of Puerto Rico’s most illustrious families.

  • The task of shooing hyenas away from the graves of the illustrious dead.”

  • Richard Saul Wurman, the information impresario who created the series, started off in the telephone book business (click here for his illustrious bio), and his guides work very much like your local White Pages.


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