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Princeton's WordNet

  1. triumphaladjective

    relating to or celebrating a triumph

    "a triumphal procession"; "a triumphal arch"

  2. exultant, exulting, jubilant, prideful, rejoicing, triumphal, triumphantadjective

    joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success

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


  1. triumphaladjective

    of, relating to, or being a triumph

  2. triumphaladjective

    that celebrates or commemorates a triumph or victory

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Triumphaladjective

    Used in celebrating victory.

    Etymology: triomphal, Fr. triumphalis, Lat. from triumph.

    He left only triumphal garments to the general. Francis Bacon.

    Ye so near heav’n’s door,
    Triumphal with triumphal act have met. John Milton.

    Steel could the works of mortal pride confound,
    And hew triumphal arches to the ground. Alexander Pope.

    Lest we should for honour take
    The drunken quarrel of a rake;
    Or think it seated in a scar,
    Or a proud triumphal car. Jonathan Swift.

  2. Triumphalnoun

    A token of victory. Not in use.

    Etymology: triumphalia, Lat. triumphal ornaments.

    He to his crew that sat consulting brought
    Joyless triumphals of his hop’d success. John Milton, Paradise Regain’d.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Triumphaladjective

    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. Triumphalnoun

    a token of victory

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. triumphal

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of triumphal in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of triumphal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of triumphal in a Sentence

  1. Veryan Khan:

    Add to this the measures France has taken to protect itself against the insider threat it faces, including banning the niqab (veil or mask), plus the usual complaints that Western religious freedom actually oppresses Muslims by exposing them to what they find morally reprehensible, and there you get the reason for their repeated, triumphal rejection of France.

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    • A. instigation
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