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Pomp

pomp

1. A procession distinguished by ostentation and splendor; a pageant. All the pomps of a roman triumph.

2. Show of magnificence; parade; display; power.

Synonym: display, parade, pageant, pageantry, splendor, state, magnificence, ostentation, grandeur, pride.

Origin: OE. Pompe, F. Pompe, L. Pompa, fr. Gr. A sending, a solemn procession, pomp, fr. To send. Cf. Pump a shoe.


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