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1. in ancient Greece and Rome
a. a memorial to a victory, usually consisting of captured arms raised on the battlefield or in a public place
b. a representation of such a memorial
2. an ornamental carving that represents a group of weapons, etc.
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A sculptural composition of arms and armor as an emblem of, or a memorial to, victorious battles or triumphant military figures.
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A sculptured composition of arms and armor as an emblem of, or a memorial to, victorious battles or triumphant military figures.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.