1: WEALTH, AFFLUENCEthe opulence of prerevolutionary monarchs
2: ABUNDANCE, PROFUSIONan opulence of fruits
This word was found in the article ” Here, Poverty And Privilege Are Neighbors; Income Gaps are a Source Of Resentment and Guilt”, written by the author Janny Scott. The sentence says, “They range from Ms.Davis’s neighborhood, where two public housing projects bookended a gentrifying corridor of brownstone and row houses, to an area along the beach in Brooklyn where West End Avenue appears to be a stark line of demarcation between the serene old immigrant opulence of Manhattan Beach and the teeming new-immigrant enclave of Brighton Beach.”
The author uses the word opulence to describe the magnificent and luxurious view of Manhattan Beach.