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English → English (WordNet) Definition: triumphal arch triumphal arch n : a monumental archway; usually they are built to commemorate some notable victory
English → English (gcide) Definition: Triumphal arch Arch \Arch\ ([aum]rch), n. [F. arche, fr. LL. arca, for arcus. See Arc.] 1. (Geom.) Any part of a curved line. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) (a) Usually a curved member made up of separate wedge-shaped solids, with the joints between them disposed in the direction of the radii of the curve; used to support the wall or other weight above an opening. In this sense arches are segmental, round (i. e., semicircular), or pointed. (b) A flat arch is a member constructed of stones cut into wedges or other shapes so as to support each other without rising in a curve. [1913 Webster] Note: Scientifically considered, the arch is a means of spanning an opening by resolving vertical pressure into horizontal or diagonal thrust. [1913 Webster] 3. Any place covered by an arch; an archway; as, to pass into the arch of a bridge. [1913 Webster] 4. Any curvature in the form of an arch; as, the arch of the aorta. “Colors of the showery arch.” --Milton. [1913 Webster] Triumphal arch, a monumental structure resembling an arched gateway, with one or more passages, erected to commemorate a triumph. [1913 Webster]


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