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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mag·nif·i·cence /mægˈnɪfəsən(t)s, məg-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mag·nif·i·cence n.  The act of doing what is magnificent; the state or quality of being magnificent. --Acts xix. 27. “Then cometh magnificence.” --Chaucer.
 And, for the heaven's wide circuit, let it speak
 The Maker's high magnificence, who built
 so spacious.   --Milton.
    The noblest monuments of Roman magnificence.   --Eustace.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: splendid or imposing in size or appearance; "the grandness
           of the architecture" [syn: impressiveness, grandness]
      2: the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand [syn:
         brilliance, splendor, splendour, grandeur, grandness]