- [literario/literary] [person/family] ilustre, insigne [formal]; [deeds] gloriosoMore example sentences
- But it is not just his family's illustrious past which concerns the present Lord Lansdowne.
- The hotel with the illustrious past and the four-star deluxe rating must wait a little longer for a fifth star.
- He also expressed pleasure to be following in the footsteps of his illustrious predecessor Charles Darwin.
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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.