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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She said, however, that medical information for lay audiences more commonly follows a familiar narrative arc of triumph or tragedy.
After all, there was only one arc of triumph in Paris on Wednesday night and it was the line travelled by McFadden's 35-yard shot which dipped over French keeper Mickael Landreau, who found himself hopelessly stranded too far off his line.