Meaning of magnificence

mag•nif•i•cence

Pronunciation: (mag-nif'u-suns), [key]
— n.
  1. the quality or state of being magnificent; splendor; grandeur; sublimity: the magnificence of snow-covered mountains; the magnificence of his achievements.
  2. impressiveness of surroundings: the magnificence of Versailles.
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