Meaning of splendor


Pronunciation: (splen'dur), [key]
— n.
  1. brilliant or gorgeous appearance, coloring, etc.; magnificence: the splendor of the palace.
  2. an instance or display of imposing pomp or grandeur: the splendor of the coronation.
  3. grandeur; glory; brilliant distinction: the splendor of ancient Greek architecture.
  4. great brightness; brilliant light or luster.
  1. to make splendid by decorating lavishly; adorn.
  1. to move or proceed with splendor, grandeur, or pomp.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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