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adjective

Very bright, shining brightly, gleaming, splendid, as in the dancers resplendent in their native costumes.

In the luxuriance of a bowl of grapes set out in ritual display, in a bottle of wine, the soil and sunshine of California reached millions for whom that distant place would henceforth be envisioned as a sun-graced land resplendent with the goodness of the fruitful earth.

—Kevin Starr Inventing the Dream: California Through the Progressive Era (1985)

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