Gloria

noun
Glo·ria | \ˈglȯr-ē-ə \

Definition of Gloria 

First Known Use of Gloria

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Gloria

Latin, glory

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The first known use of Gloria was in the 13th century

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