Definition of Land of Hope and Glory from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Land of Hope and Glory

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the title and first line of a song by Edward Elgar, originally part of his Pomp and Circumstance marches. The words (by A C Benson) are very patriotic (= expressing pride in Britain). The song is traditionally performed at the Last Night of the Proms with the audience singing the words.