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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.]
- Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile
- Bosio, François Joseph, Baron
- Chalgrin, Jean François
- Champs Élysées
- Étex, Antoine
- Étoile, Place de l'
- Horse Racing, Thoroughbred
- Jean François Chalgrin
- Percier, Charles
- Rude, François
- Spreckelsen, Johan Otto von
- Tour de France
- triumphal arch
- Unknown Soldier, Tomb of the
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She said, however, that medical information for lay audiences more commonly follows a familiar narrative arc of triumph
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.