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1. an important or outstanding person, esp in an organization or cause
2. (Nautical Terms) nautical a less common term for range light
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lead′ing light′(ˈli dɪŋ)
an important or influential person.
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|Noun||1.||leading light - a celebrity who is an inspiration to others; "he was host to a large gathering of luminaries"|
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