Definitions for triumphal

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tri•umphˈtraɪ əmf, -ʌmf(n.)

  1. the act, fact, or condition of being victorious or highly successful; victory; success:

    a military triumph; medical triumphs.

  2. exultation resulting from victory or success.

  3. the ceremonial entrance into ancient Rome of a victorious commander with his army, captives, etc., authorized by the senate in honor of the victory.

    Category: Ancient History

  4. a public pageant, spectacle, or the like.

  5. (v.i.)to gain a victory or be highly successful.

  6. to gain mastery; prevail:

    to triumph over fear.

  7. to exult over victory; rejoice over success.

  8. to be elated or glad; rejoice proudly; glory.

  9. to celebrate a triumph, as a victorious Roman commander.

    Category: Ancient History

Origin of triumph:

bef. 900; ME triumphe (n.), OE triumpha < L triump(h)us, perh. < Etruscan < Gk thrīambos hymn to Dionysus


Princeton's WordNet

  1. triumphal(adj)

    relating to or celebrating a triumph

    "a triumphal procession"; "a triumphal arch"

  2. exultant, exulting, jubilant, prideful, rejoicing, triumphal, triumphant(adj)

    joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success

    "rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day"; "a triumphal success"; "a triumphant shout"


  1. triumphal(Adjective)

    of, relating to, or being a triumph

  2. triumphal(Adjective)

    that celebrates or commemorates a triumph or victory

Webster Dictionary

  1. Triumphal(adj)

    of or pertaining to triumph; used in a triumph; indicating, or in honor of, a triumph or victory; as, a triumphal crown; a triumphal arch

  2. Triumphal(noun)

    a token of victory

Translations for triumphal

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having to do with (a) triumph

a triumphal battle.

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