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1. Great light or luster; brilliance.
a. Magnificent appearance or display; grandeur.
b. Something grand or magnificent.
3. Great fame; glory.

[Middle English splendoure, from Old French splendour, from Latin splendor, from splendēre, to shine.]

splen′dor·ous, splen′drous (splĕn′drəs) adj.
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Marked by extraordinary elegance, beauty, and splendor:
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Add to this splendrous journey that your destination is the beautiful, quaint city of Bergen on the west coast of Norway, it is a trip well worth checking out at any time of year.
Reflecting the unstable social conditions, sterility and indigenization became quite pronounced in the plastic arts, and Indian culture, which had burgeoned during the period of early Indianization and eventually celebrated a splendrous golden age at Pagan, would appear to have met its denouement in the fourteenth century (p.