What does the word splendor mean?

Usage examples for splendor

  1. She bent her head and looked at the heavy rose lying in solitary splendor on the table. – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  2. There was a man of Antium, called Tullus Aufidius, who, for his wealth and bravery and the splendor of his family, had the respect and privilege of a king among the Volscians, but whom Marcius knew to have a particular hostility to himself, above all other Romans. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  3. At the base of the cliff, directly beneath the Great Carbuncle, appeared the figure of a man, with his arms extended in the act of climbing, and his face turned upward, as if to drink the full gush of splendor. – From-Twice-Told-Tales by Hawthorne, Nathaniel