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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. 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
  3. 4
    informal very enjoyable
    We had a glorious time.

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