Definition of triumphal adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//traɪˈʌmfl//
; NAmE NAmE//traɪˈʌmfl//
[usually before noun]
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done or made in order to celebrate a great success or victory a triumphal parade a Roman triumphal arch Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French triumphal or Latin triumphalis, from triump(h)us, probably from Greek thriambos ‘hymn to Bacchus’ (the Greek god).
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