Definition of Triumphal arch

1. Noun. A monumental archway; usually they are built to commemorate some notable victory.

Generic synonyms: Arch, Memorial, Monument



Definition of Triumphal arch

1. Noun. A monumental arch that commemorates a victory. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Triumphal arch

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"triumphal arch, the term given to arches erected to commemorate some special ... The triumphal arch with three arches at Fano in Italy is said to have been ..."

2. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"... triumphal arch. A. A monumental structure ; one variety of the Memorial Arch. Modem monumental buildings, taking the form of the Roman memorial arch, ..."

3. The Ruins and Excavations of Ancient Rome: A Companion Book for Students and by Rodolfo Amedeo Lanciani (1897)
"triumphal arch OF AUGUSTUS (XXVII in plan). — In the same year (725) in which the dedication of the Temple of Caesar and of the Curia Julia took place, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"In modern times the name "triumphal arch" is given to a structure of wood or ... Rubens made the designs for the triumphal arch for Ferdinand of Austria at ..."

5. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"The pictures of the emperor and the archduke John were placed on a sort of triumphal arch, surrounded by lighted candles, which were kept constantly burning ..."

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