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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Celebrity \Ce*leb"ri*ty\, n.; pl. Celebrities. [L. celebritas: cf. F. c['e]l['e]brit['e].] 1. Celebration; solemnization. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The celebrity of the marriage. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. The state or condition of being celebrated; fame; renown; as, the celebrity of Washington. [1913 Webster] An event of great celebrity in the history of astronomy. --Whewell. [1913 Webster] 3. A person of distinction or renown; -- usually in the plural; as, he is one of the celebrities of the place. [1913 Webster]