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  • n  a quality that outshines the usual
  • n  the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand

  • Britannia in the Imperial role Increased in splendour and waxed in girth, Her island sceptre assumed control Of a large proportion of all the earth,.
  • The supporters on either side a lion sable charged on the shoulder with a sun in splendour or.
  • Despite these caveats, and with the help of guides and a letter of introduction from Oxford to the local authorities ("a talisman of medieval- looking splendour"), the Englishmen .
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  • Roses a'bloom
    “The exceeding beauty of the earth in her splendour Yields a new thought with every petal.” By Richard Jeffries read more
    June 13, 2013 - Dorchester Reporter

  • Thabo Mbeki in Gulf Times
    Africa is ready, Africa's time has come, Africa is calling. Come to Africa in 2010,Mbeki told the presentation, calling for fans to "celebrate Africa in all its magnificent splendour."
  • Hu Jintao in Earthtimes (press release)
    We have set the goal of 'two games with equal splendour' and, guided by the concept of 'transcendence, integration and equality', made the utmost effort in the preparation for the games,Hu said in a speech earlier on Saturday.
  • Allan Boesak in Independent Online
    But here we all are today, and we want to say to South Africa that we want to rekindle that hope,Boesak said. "I look at you in all your rainbow splendour and I say to myself that there has never been a time like this."

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