The West Indian islands became the hub of the British Empire, of immense importance to the grandeur and prosperity of England.
As a schoolboy he had regularly passed the terrace and admired the houses' style and rundown grandeur .
Cameras lay forgotten for in many cases, nothing could capture the sheer grandeur and depth of the landscape.
The decor has no pretensions to grandeur : the restaurant, for example, is no more than a glorified country pub.
The developers are determined to keep the picturesque grounds intact and the hospital's grandeur appearance.
the austere grandeur of mountain scenery
The fading grandeur of its shops and its Victorian public buildings stands testimony to a golden past but a very uncertain future.
for all their grandeur, the chancellors were still officials of the household
And he really enjoyed the glory and grandeur , you know, of being treated like a head of state.
his facade of grandeur