triumphal arch

  1. a monumental archway; usually they are built to commemorate some notable victory
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How To Use triumphal arch In A Sentence

  • The city grew up around its Roman monuments, which include a semicircular theatre and a triumphal arch.
  • On it was erected a triumphal arch in Augustus's honor.
  • Twelve roads radiate from the Triumphal Arch.
  • they built a triumphal arch to memorialize their victory
  • a triumphal arch
  • The scale of the triumphal arch is gargantuan and this is reinforced by its highly simplified architectural detail.
  • Especially rich were the half-dome of the apse and the wall-space surrounding its arch and called the _triumphal arch_; next in decorative importance came the broad band of wall beneath the clearstory windows. A Text-Book of the History of Architecture Seventh Edition, revised
  • Today all that remains of the triumphal arch that greeted visitors to Roman Britain are its foundations. Times, Sunday Times
  • If you go to Rome today you can visit Titus' Triumphal Arch which bears the engraved image of the Menorah from the destroyed Temple in Jerusalem being carried victoriously into Rome.
  • The last element to be added was the magnificent triumphal arch at the entrance from the Piazza del Duomo.
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