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Definition of "splendour" []

  • Chiefly British Variant of splendor. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "splendour" in a sentence
  • "And here, revealed in all its splendour, is the concept that lies at the rotting heart of social relations under capitalism -- commodity fetishism."
  • "Thick tapestry wall hangings vie in splendour with the rich cloth covering her prayer table, on which an exquisitely illuminated Book of Hours lies open."
  • "Then wet and dry nurses were provided for the boy and he was reared in splendour and delight, until he reached the age of fifteen."