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triumphal arch

An arch commemorating the return of a victorious army, usually in the line of march during its triumphal procession.

Arc de Triomphe

arch built in Paris by Napoleon to celebrate his conquests (1806–1836). [Fr. Hist.: Misc.]
See: Victory
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The price of pounds 299pp covers first-class return on Eurostar departing February 14, three nights accommodation and a three-course meal with drinks at a restaurant near the Arc de Triomph.
He became the first horse to win the big Epsom race, the Irish derby and the Arc de Triomph.
A better alternative is a wander through the Tuileries, the oldest public gardens in Paris which stretch all the way to the Arc de Triomph.