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English definition of “pantheon”

pantheon

noun [C usually singular] uk   /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
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