Definition of sun in splendour in English:

sun in splendour

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  • The sun as heraldically blazoned, depicted with rays and often a human face.
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    • Hence, the gold sun in splendour on a black field is the symbol of Saint Thomas Aquinas.
    • There's a white rose and a sun in splendour, the badge of Edward IV, in the remnants of medieval glass.
    • When represented as giving light, it is blazoned a sun radiant; when depicted with a human face, it is a sun in splendor, or a sun in his splendor.

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