Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In music, dignified; grand: noting a passage or movement to be rendered in a grand, and dignified style.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • (Mus.) Grand and dignified; in grand style.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective music Grand and dignified.
  • adverb music In a grand and dignified manner.

Etymologies

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Italian pomposo ("magnificent")

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