splendour
chiefly British variant of splendor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • splendour — [splen′dər] n. Brit. sp. of SPLENDOR * * * splen·dour (splĕnʹdər) n. Chiefly British Variant of splendor. * * * …   Universalium

  • splendour — is spelt our in BrE and splendor in AmE …   Modern English usage

  • splendour — (US splendor) ► NOUN ▪ magnificent and impressive appearance …   English terms dictionary

  • splendour — [splen′dər] n. Brit. sp. of SPLENDOR …   English World dictionary

  • splendour — (BrE) (AmE splendor) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ full ▪ A butterfly emerged in its full splendour a week later. ▪ glorious, great, regal ▪ former …   Collocations dictionary

  • splendour — n. BE; AE spelling: splendor 1) regal splendour 2) in splendour (to dine in regal splendour) * * * [ splendə] regal splendour in splendour (to dine in regal splendour) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • splendour — splen|dour BrE splendor AmE [ˈsplendə US ər] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Anglo French; Origin: splendur, from Latin splendor, from splendere; SPLENDID] 1.) [U] impressive beauty, especially of a large building or large place splendour of ▪ We marvelled …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • splendour — UK [ˈsplendə(r)] / US [ˈsplendər] noun Word forms splendour : singular splendour plural splendours 1) splendours [plural] the beautiful and impressive features of something the architectural splendours of the cathedral 2) [uncountable] the… …   English dictionary

  • splendour — /ˈsplɛndə / (say splenduh) noun 1. brilliant or gorgeous appearance, colouring, etc.; magnificence, grandeur, or pomp, or display of it: the splendour and pomp of his coronation. 2. brilliant distinction; glory: the splendour of ancient Roman… …   Australian English dictionary

  • splendour — [[t]sple̱ndə(r)[/t]] splendours (in AM, use splendor) 1) N UNCOUNT The splendour of something is its beautiful and impressive appearance. The foreign ministers are meeting in the splendour of Oktyabrskaya Hotel in central Moscow. 2) N PLURAL: oft …   English dictionary

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