The definition of a celebrity is a famous or very well known person.(noun)
Madonna is an example of a celebrity.
See celebrity in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME & OFr celebrite < L celebritas, multitude, fame < celeber: see celebrate
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noun pl. ce·leb·ri·ties
Origin: Middle English celebrite, fame
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin celebritās
Origin: , from celeber, celebr-, famous.
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