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splendorous Line breaks: splen¦dor|ous
Pronunciation: /ˈsplɛndərəs/

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Definition of splendorous in English:


Magnificent and impressive in appearance: the splendorous capital of the empire a splendorous sunset
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  • Once upon a time, a troll lived in a vast and splendorous castle atop a medium sized hill.
  • Man and nature have worked together to produce the splendorous sights of Oslo and Stockholm.
  • Wild garlic, woodruff, ivy, wild strawberry and violets provide the splendorous colour that gives the wood one of its many appealing qualities.


Early 17th centuryː from splendour + -ous.

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