Enlightenment

USAGE NOTE
This word must be preceded by the definite article when used as a proper noun.
Enlightenment(
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layt
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A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (philosophical and cultural movement)
a. la Ilustración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The Enlightenment was a movement that dominated the philosophies of the 18th century.La Ilustración fue un movimiento que dominó las filosofías del siglo XVIII.
b. el Siglo de las Luces
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
During the Enlightenment, ignorance was cast into the shadows by the light of reason.Durante el Siglo de las Luces, la ignorancia fue arrojada a las tinieblas por las luces de la razón.
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