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grandeur

noun gran·deur \ˈgran-jər, -ˌjr, -ˌd(y)r, -d(y)ər\

: a great and impressive quality

Full Definition of GRANDEUR

1
:  the quality or state of being grand :  magnificence <the glory that was Greece and the grandeur that was Rome — E. A. Poe>
2
:  an instance or example of grandeur
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Examples of GRANDEUR

  1. His paintings capture the beauty and grandeur of the landscape.
  2. They are restoring the hotel to its original grandeur.

Origin of GRANDEUR

French, from Old French, from grand
First Known Use: 1600
GRANDEUR Defined for Kids

grandeur

noun gran·deur \ˈgran-jər\

Definition of GRANDEUR for Kids

:  impressive greatness <the grandeur of the mountains>

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