What does the word grandeur mean?

Usage examples for grandeur

  1. There was life and bustle in the vicinity of these dwellings, in sharp contrast with the still grandeur of the neighboring forests. – The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley by Zane Grey
  2. Ann Mary had been awake for some time, but did not dare get up, so overcome was she by shyness and reverence for the grandeur of the room and of her hosts. – Hillsboro People by Dorothy Canfield
  3. The subjects of education and agriculture are of great interest to the success of our republican institutions, happiness, and grandeur as a nation. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various