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English definition of “pantheon”

pantheon

noun [C usually singular]     /ˈpæn.θi.ən/ US  /-ɑːn/ formal
a small group of people who are the most famous , important , and admired in their particular area of activity : Don't you agree that Malcolm X definitely has a place in the pantheon of black civil rights heroes ?Heroes and cowards
(Definition of pantheon noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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