Meaning of Gloria
Pronunciation: (glôr'ē-u, glōr'-), [key]
- SeeGloria in Excelsis Deo.
- SeeGloria Patri.
- the response Gloria tibi, Domine, “Glory be to Thee, O Lord.”
- (l.c.) a repetition of one of these.
- (l.c.) a musical setting for one of these.
- (l.c.) a halo, nimbus, or aureole, or an ornament in imitation of one.
- (l.c.) a fabric of silk, cotton, nylon, or wool for umbrellas, dresses, etc., often with a filling of cotton warp and yarn of other fiber.
- a female given name.