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British English: /ˈɡlɔːri/
American English: /ˈɡlɔri/

Translation of glory in French:


  • 1 (honour, distinction) (also Religion) to cover oneself in glory to the greater glory of God
    à la plus grande gloire de Dieu
    my hour of glory
    mon heure de gloire
  • 3 (source of pride) the cathedral is the glory of the city
    la cathédrale fait la fierté or la gloire de la ville

also: glories plural noun

  • splendeurs
    the glories of nature/Venice
    les splendeurs de la nature/de Venise
    past glories
    passé (m) glorieux
    (+ v sg)

intransitive verb

  • to glory in
    être très fier/fière de
    (status, strength, tradition)
    to glory in the name Caesar [humorous]
    porter le nom ronflant de César


glory be!

to go to glory

aller ad patres [euphemistic], mourir

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