Definitions for pomppɒmp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pomppɒmp(n.)

  1. stately or splendid display; splendor; magnificence.

  2. ostentatious or vain display, esp. of dignity or importance.

  3. pomps, pompous displays, actions, or things.

  4. Archaic. a stately procession; pageant.

Origin of pomp:

1275–1325; < L pompa display, parade, procession < Gk pompḗ orig., a sending, akin to pémpein to send

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gaudery, pomp(noun)

    cheap or pretentious or vain display

  2. pomp, eclat(noun)

    ceremonial elegance and splendor

    "entered with much eclat in a coach drawn by eight white horses"

Wiktionary

  1. pomp(Noun)

    Show of magnificence; parade; display; power.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pomp(noun)

    a procession distinguished by ostentation and splendor; a pageant

  2. Pomp(noun)

    show of magnificence; parade; display; power

  3. Pomp(verb)

    to make a pompons display; to conduct

Freebase

  1. POMP

    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.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

pomp(noun)

solemn stateliness and magnificence, eg at a ceremonial occasion

The Queen arrived with great pomp and ceremony.

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