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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No," answered Porthos, "Mouston has no desire to fight; besides, they have erected a triumphal arch for me to enter my barony, which will kill my neighbors with envy.
As devout Eckerman lifted the linen sheet from the naked corpse of Goethe, he was overwhelmed with the massive chest of the man, that seemed as a Roman triumphal arch.
Contract notice: the purpose of this contract is to provide conservation and restoration services for four painted plaster casts of statues of the carrousel triumphal arch.
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The monument to Philip II of Macedonia and the Macedonia Triumphal Arch are also among those being considered contentious.
I settled upon the triumphal arch, that is what it was based on.
In Palmyra in neighbouring Syria, IS dynamited two temples and the city's imposing triumphal arch before it was driven out of the former tourist magnet.
It has been designed to serve as a triumphal arch for His Majesty King Frederick Wilhelm II.
One of the city's most revered treasures was the well-preserved Triumphal Arch built by the Romans.
In the capital New Delhi I dashed about the wide central boulevards in an auto rickshaw for PS1 a journey - locals would pay even less - to take in some of the major sights such as the triumphal arch India Gate.
It also destroyed the Roman Triumphal Arch and Temple of Bel in Palmyra, Syria, (http://www.
The author writes eloquently and convincingly about the "phenomenon" of the loggia, and treats some interesting similarities to, among others, the reliefs of the Obelisk of Theodosium in Constantinople and the Loggia of the Piccolomini in Siena, as an echo of a triumphal arch.