arc de triomphe

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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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Just steps from the Arc de Triomphe and Avenue des Champs-Elysees, the Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe has spectacular views of Paris from its top floors.
Also during that time, in 1921, a monument to the unknown soldier was added to the Arc de Triomphe.
Our first target is still the Arc de Triomphe, but we will have to see what happens.
Many bookmakers took him out of the Arc de Triomphe betting and slashed the price of fellow Godolphin hope Sulamani to 3-1 favouritism.
For instance, Arc de Triomphe for Personal Use, Turquoise, 2003: multiple pieces of painted metal that compose a rickety doorway, a public work as the antithesis of monumental architecture.
Tim Henman will join the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe as one of Paris' top attractions for one day at least when he bids to pull off the greatest triumph of his career at the French Open today.
Peslier and Fabre were twice successful in the Arc de Triomphe with Sagamix and Peintre Celebre and more recently, Banks Hill.
From the hub of the Arc de Triomphe, the arterial motorway passes into a tunnel under the business district of La Defense to emerge in the suburb of Nanterre.
The Champs Elysees and Arc de Triomphe are also within walking distance.
A busy Saturday included visiting the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and the Arc de Triomphe, a cruise on the river Seine, shopping on the Champs Elysees, enjoying the famous modern art at the Pompidou centre, and finally enjoying a meal at a creperie in the Latin Quarter.
His Nottingham fall cost him the winning Arc de Triomphe ride on Treve and his 2014 season will be geared around Sheikh Joaan Al Thani's superstar filly.