triumphal arch

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triumphal arch

n
(Architecture) an arch built to commemorate a victory

triumphal arch

A Roman monumental gateway, much imitated in the Renaissance and since, to celebrate military victory or prowess.
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Noun1.triumphal arch - a monumental archwaytriumphal arch - a monumental archway; usually they are built to commemorate some notable victory
arch - (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it
monument, memorial - a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
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The Triumphal Gate will be built out of spite and lions are mounted out of spite.
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