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adjective glorious pronunciation in British English /ˈɡlɔːriəs/
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  1. 1
    very beautiful in a way that makes you feel happy

    The cottage is surrounded by the most glorious countryside.

    The colours are quite glorious.

  2. 2
    glorious weather is sunny and warm

    a glorious sunny day

  3. 3
    extremely successful and likely to be remembered for a long time

    Ireland has won a glorious victory over England.

    reminders of the country’s glorious past

  4. 4
    informal very enjoyable

    We had a glorious time.

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