grandeur

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noun gran·deur \ˈgran-jər, -ˌju̇r, -ˌd(y)u̇r, -d(y)ər\

Definition of grandeur

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being grand :  magnificence the glory that was Greece and the grandeur that was Rome — E. A. Poe

  2. 2 :  an instance or example of grandeur visited the awesome grandeurs of the American West

Examples of grandeur in a Sentence

  1. His paintings capture the beauty and grandeur of the landscape.

  2. They are restoring the hotel to its original grandeur.

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Origin and Etymology of grandeur

French, from Old French, from grand


GRANDEUR Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of grandeur for English Language Learners

  • : a great and impressive quality


GRANDEUR Defined for Kids

grandeur

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noun gran·deur \ˈgran-jər\

Definition of grandeur for Students

  1. :  impressive greatness the grandeur of the mountains



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