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Gloria British & World English

A Christian liturgical hymn or formula beginning (in the Latin text) with Gloria, in particular:

Gloria New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

hymn beginning Gloria in excelsis Deo

Steinem, Gloria British & World English

(1934-), US social reformer and journalist. A women’s rights activist, she cofounded the National Women’s Political Caucus 1971 and cofounded Ms. magazine in 1972 and served as its editor until 1987. Her works include Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions (1983) and Revolution from Within (1992)

Swanson, Gloria British & World English

(1899–1983), American actress; born Gloria May Josephine Svensson. She was a major star of silent films such as Sadie Thompson (1928) but is now chiefly known for her performance as the fading movie star in Sunset Boulevard (1950)

Arroyo, Grace British & World English

(1947-), president of the Philippines 2001–10; full name Maria Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

Maria Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in Arroyo, Grace British & World English

(1947-), president of the Philippines 2001–10; full name Maria Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

Gloria May Josephine Svensson in Swanson, Gloria British & World English

(1899–1983), American actress; born Gloria May Josephine Svensson. She was a major star of silent films such as Sadie Thompson (1928) but is now chiefly known for her performance as the fading movie star in Sunset Boulevard (1950)