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Having or showing impressive beauty or scale.‘the majestic Canadian Rockies’
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- ‘The majestic and magnificent culture on display in Prague is quite unforgettable.’
- ‘This was one of the only hopes for this once majestic statue to be saved from the elements.’
- ‘The majestic beauty of its rugged mountains and the simple way of life are a major drawcard.’
- ‘I followed on foot, looking up at the two majestic skyscrapers along the way.’
- ‘The mix is astonishing, from the kitsch to the majestic, from the grotesque to the sublime.’
- ‘They said that his crown was slipping, but with four days of majestic golf in upstate New York, he proved to be king of the Hill.’
- ‘No other city in the world celebrates death on quite so epic or majestic a scale as Paris.’
- ‘How majestic will it be to see Lafleur soar down the right wing one more time?’
- ‘It's a soft beauty as it casts a soft pink to violet of majestic artwork across the sky.’
- ‘Laura reached out and stroked the eagle's great majestic wings and the painting slid to the side.’
- ‘We then went up the calm city streets with a tour guide in order to view all of the old churches and the majestic fortress.’
- ‘This is not the competition those majestic players won so gloriously in the 50s.’
- ‘It is a city rather than a town, that lofty, majestic cathedral ensuring its status.’
- ‘There once were a fleet of majestic routemaster buses that ran along the 73 route.’
- ‘What a marvel it is to envision the majestic falcon as it swoops down upon lowly runway birds.’
- ‘Australians came to share Heysen's vision of the majestic beauty and dignity of gum trees.’
- ‘The music he composed for her funeral is of a truly majestic solemnity and profundity.’
- ‘The thin lips of his closed mouth and his stout body give the impression of majestic mercy.’
- ‘A fluffy cloud above the majestic Royal Yacht Britannia marks it out as a centre piece.’
- ‘This year still have ample reason to believe in that majestic beauty of the beat.’
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