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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·clat n.
 1. Brilliancy of success or effort; splendor; brilliant show; striking effect; glory; renown. “The eclat of Homer's battles.”
 2. Demonstration of admiration and approbation; applause.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: enthusiastic approval; "the book met with modest acclaim";
           "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave
           him more eclat than he really deserved" [syn: acclaim,
            acclamation, plaudits, plaudit]
      2: ceremonial elegance and splendor; "entered with much eclat
         in a coach drawn by eight white horses" [syn: pomp]
      3: brilliant or conspicuous success or effect; "the eclat of a
         great achievement"