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Noun: splendour  splen-du(r)
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: splendor)
  1. A quality that outshines the usual
    - luster [N. Amer], lustre [Brit, Cdn], brilliancy, splendor [US]
  2. The quality of being magnificent, splendid or grand
    "it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendour"; "for splendour and personal service there is the Queen's hotel";
    - magnificence, brilliance, splendor [US], grandeur, grandness

Derived forms: splendours

Type of: brightness, elegance, elegancy [archaic]

Encyclopedia: Splendour