• (RP) IPA: /ˈsplɛndə/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈsplɛndɚ/

splendor (uncountable) (American spelling)

  1. Great light, luster or brilliance.
    • 1902, Rudyard Kipling, Just So Stories, "How the Rhinoceros got its skin"
      Once upon a time on an uninhabited island on the shores of the Red Sea, there lived a Parsee from whose hat the rays of the sun were reflected in more-than-oriental-splendour.
  2. Magnificent appearance, display or grandeur.
    The splendor of the Queen's coronation was without comparison.
  3. Great fame or glory.

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