Splen"did (?), a. [L. splendidus, fr. splendere shine; cf. Lith. splendeti: cf. F. splendide.]


Possessing or displaying splendor; shining; very bright; as, a splendid sun.


Showy; magnificent; sumptuous; pompous; as, a splendid palace; a splendid procession or pageant.


Illustrious; heroic; brilliant; celebrated; famous; as, a splendid victory or reputation.


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