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splendor


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Splendor  \Splen"dor\,  n.[L.  fr  splendere  to  shine:  cf  F. 
  splendeur.] 
  1.  Great  brightness;  brilliant  luster;  brilliancy;  as  the 
  splendor  ot  the  sun.  --B.  Jonson 
 
  2.  Magnifience;  pomp;  parade;  as  the  splendor  of  equipage, 
  ceremonies,  processions,  and  the  like  ``Rejoice  in 
  splendor  of  mine  own.''  --Shak. 
 
  3.  Brilliancy;  glory;  as  the  splendor  of  a  victory. 
 
  Syn:  Luster;  brilliancy;  magnifience;  gorgeousness;  display; 
  showiness;  pomp;  parade;  grandeur. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  splendor 
  n  1:  a  quality  that  outshines  the  usual  [syn:  {luster},  {lustre}, 
  {brilliancy},  {splendour}] 
  2:  the  quality  of  being  magnificent  or  splendid  or  grand  [syn: 
  {magnificence},  {brilliance},  {splendour},  {grandeur},  {grandness}] 




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