• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gloria (Eccl) A doxology (beginning Gloria Patri, Glory be to the Father), sung or said at the end of the Psalms in the service of the Roman Catholic and other churches.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Gloria In liturgics, the great doxology (Gloria in Excelsis) or the lesser doxology (Gloria Patri). See below.
    • n Gloria A musical setting of one of these doxologies.
    • n Gloria In general, a doxology or ascription of praise.
    • n Gloria In eccles. art, a glory: often incorrectly used for halo or aureole.
    • n Gloria A fabric with a silk warp and a wool or cotton weft, so woven as to throw the silk on the face: used for umbrellas and women's dress-goods.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Gloria glō′ri-a a doxology
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., glory
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. gloria, glory.


In literature:

Pleni sunt coeli et terra gloria tua, Hosanna in excelsis.
"The St. Gregory Hymnal and Catholic Choir Book" by Various
But next, the dullest of these monks would hear the Gloria in Excelsis.
"The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1 (2 vols)" by Thomas De Quincey
But now a doctor had to be called, and a thorough examination had to be given, all so that the records would show what Gloria knew already.
"Hex" by Laurence Mark Janifer (AKA Larry M. Harris)
"Across the Spanish Main" by Harry Collingwood
Ennii sorore genitus hic fuit, clarioremque eam artem Romae fecit gloria scaenae.
"The Student's Companion to Latin Authors" by George Middleton
She saw Antonia, Angela, Gloria.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
He has sent his De Gloria to Atticus; a treatise which we have lost.
"The Life of Cicero" by Anthony Trollope
Gloria shook her head.
"No Hiding Place" by Richard R. Smith
Al combate a la gloria volad!
"Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 366, April, 1846" by Various
Sic transit gloria mundi!
"Friars and Filipinos" by Jose Rizal

In poetry:

Dear dead Victoria
Rotted cosily;
In excelsis gloria,
And R. I. P.
"Victoria" by Dorothy Parker
I sang a song upon Christmas day
And the feet of many going one way,
The word the golden voice did say:
Gloria in Excelsis!
"Noel" by Katharine Tynan
So, for the love of those appealing eyes,
Led by low accents of fair Gloria's voice,
He wound the bugle down his castle's steep,
And gayly rode to battle in the morn.
"Gloria The True" by Marietta Holley
But at the last he lay on a lost field;
Couched on a broken spear, he pallid lay;
With dying lips he murmured Gloria's name,
"The field is lost, and thou art lost to me."
"Gloria The True" by Marietta Holley
At last the words sunk deep within his heart,
With god-like courage cried he out at last,
"Oh, Gloria, beautiful, I can lose thee,
Lose life and thee, to battle for the right."
"Gloria The True" by Marietta Holley
Moan not, O bells, but joyous ring out your Christian souls,
Eternity, all wondrous, brightly to them unfolds;
From death to life their changing, let glorias float afar,
Our loved, our lost, are watching, within the gates ajar.
"The Ministering Soul" by Mary Alice Walton

In news:

Gloria Penner , a San Diego broadcasting pioneer whose distinctive voice and reassuring presence graced the KPBS airwaves for nearly half a century, died Saturday.
KPBS Senior Political Correspondent Gloria Penner , who had been with the San Diego station for 43 years, died Oct 6 after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer.
Local broadcasting pioneer Gloria Penner dies at 81.
A private funeral will be held Sunday for longtime San Diego television and radio personality Gloria Penner , who died of Saturday of cancer at age 81.
Fortunes perk up for Gloria Jean's Coffees king.
Nabi Saleh, the executive chairman of Gloria Jean's, says, 'There are many good brands.
(Gazette File Photo by Gloria Carrigg) Eric Ciampa at Slice O' Pie shortly after its opening in February 2011.
MANILA, Philippines — A Philippine court entered a not-guilty plea Monday for former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on charges she misused $8.8 million in state lottery funds in the third corruption case against her.
A Philippine court entered a not-guilty plea Monday for former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on charges she misused $8.8 million in state lottery funds in the third corruption case against her.
Congresswoman and former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is interviewed by reporters after her visit at the graves of her parents inside the military cemetery in Taguig city, south of Manila July 27, 2012 REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco.
Former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is proclaimed as winner in the congressional race of Pampanga's second district on May 12, 2010 in San Fernando City, Pampango Province, Philipines.
A complaint filed Tuesday alleges former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo plundered an overseas workers' fund to boost her 2004 election campaign.
Gloria Maxine Saller Pomeroy .
Gloria Maxine Saller Pomeroy born February 1926 to Dave and Theresa Saller in Memphis, TN, passed away on Monday, January 24, 2011.
Gloria graduated from Humes High School in Memphis in 1944 and pursued a lifetime of employment as a Secretary.

In science:

We are very grateful to the criticisms of Pierre Coulet, who inspired us to write Section II, and to Gloria Dubner and Elsa Giacani for the footnote 13.
The cosmological origin of time-asymmetry
We would also like to thank Simona Di Tomaso, Gloria Andreuzzi and the staff at the TNG who contributed to taking the TNG observations and for their excellent support.
A Study of the Type II-P Supernova 2003gd in M74
Recently, thanks to the work of Gloria and Otto , we even know that the variance is actually of order N d (at least in d ≥ 3) so the time seems ripe for resolving this problem as well.
Recent progress on the Random Conductance Model
Although optimal results are probably far from reach, interesting ideas have been developed and quantitative results derived by Mourrat [106] and Gloria and Mourrat .
Recent progress on the Random Conductance Model
The aforementioned work of Gloria and Otto gives integrability estimates on the corrector in d ≥ 3 under strong ellipticity.
Recent progress on the Random Conductance Model