Definition of 'splendour'
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But what this show lacks in visual splendour it more than makes up for in intellectual fascination. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The temples will be restored one day to their full splendour. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This is a place to take your foot off the gas and soak up the visual splendour in an unhurried atmosphere. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Villa owners are now getting together to revive their former splendour, realising they have a cultural treasure trove to offer tourists. The Sun (2013)In this social setting, appearances count a great deal, and the film is duly full of visual splendour. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The great success of the first Tutankhamun exhibition resided in the sheer beauty and splendour of its contents, which triumphed over rather lacklustre presentation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet, for all the majestic splendour of the castles and palaces, it is still the empty fields that continue to capture the imagination. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'splendour'
British English: splendour NOUN
The splendour of something is its beautiful and impressive appearance.
She gazed down upon the nighttime splendour of the city.
Definition of splendour from the Collins English Dictionary
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