cheap or pretentious or vain display
ceremonial elegance and splendor
"entered with much eclat in a coach drawn by eight white horses"
Show of magnificence; parade; display; power.
a procession distinguished by ostentation and splendor; a pageant
show of magnificence; parade; display; power
to make a pompons display; to conduct
Proteasome maturation protein is a protein that in humans is encoded by the POMP gene. It is a short-lived maturation factor required for 20S proteasome subunit biogenesis.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pomp, n. a splendid procession: great show or display: ceremony: splendour: ostentation: grandeur.—adv. Pompō′so (mus.), in a dignified style.—adj. Pomp′ous, displaying pomp or grandeur: grand: magnificent: dignified: boastful, self-important.—adv. Pomp′ously.—ns. Pomp′ousness, Pompos′ity. [Fr. pompe—L. pompa—Gr. pompē—pempein, to send.]
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The numerical value of pomp in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of pomp in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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There's serious work to be done rather than pomp andcircumstance. We need to see some backbone from President Obama on U.S.-China relations.
There's serious work to be done rather than pomp and circumstance. We need to see some backbone from President Obama on U.S.-China relations.
Think, in this batter'd Caravanserai Whose Portals are alternate Night and Day, How Sultn after Sultn with his Pomp Abode his destined Hour, and went his way.
True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
Given China's massive cyberattacks against America, its militarization of the South China Sea, continued state interference with its economy, and persistent persecution of Christians and human rights activists, President Obama needs to cancel the state visit, there's serious work to be done rather than pomp and circumstance. We need to see some backbone from President Obama on U.S.-China relations.
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