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.
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Arc de Triomphe

arch built in Paris by Napoleon to celebrate his conquests (1806–1836). [Fr. Hist.: Misc.]
See: Victory
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To say that this will be like the Paris Plage requires a fantastic leap of imagination that only a local politician could have - oh, and the French also don't have a massive TV screen next to the Arc de Triumph. Comprendre ce que je dis Monsieur Whitby?
England captain Lawrence Dallaglio shows off the Six Nations Trophy in front of the Arc de Triumph
"We're looking forward to seeing all the sights, the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triumph."
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ALAN MALLETT, county field officer for the Warwickshire Royal British Legion, wishes to thank all those who were sponsors of his recent fund-raising cycle ride to the Arc De Triumph in Paris last month.
ARC DE TRIUMPH! Frankie has a great Sunday back in 1995 when Lammtarra won the Arc MANA FROM HEAVEN Manassas, pictured with Dane O'Neill