Recent Examples of pomp from the Web
But barely any pomp is expected when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets President Trump face-to-face for the first time Monday.
Plum, who got to experience the pomp and circumstance of being a No.
But as has been the case all season, a much-smaller struggle stole all the focus away from the pomp and circumstance of these gods and monsters.
You might not have noticed, but over the past week, the internet has been losing its collective damn mind over E3, a video game conference showcasing all of next year’s flagship games, which just wrapped up several days of pomp and circumstance.
Trump, a lover of pomp and circumstance who craves the roar of a crowd, probably won't like that part much either.
Macron lavished Putin with pomp and respect and drew analogies to Peter the Great, who founded the Russian leader's home city of St. Petersburg and visited France as part of a process of opening his nation to western influences in the 17th Century.
One man, who refused to be quoted by name, stood with his arms folded, glaring at the pomp of the event.
Unlike its dance and reality show contemporaries, there’s no pomp or fluff.
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Origin and Etymology of pomp
Middle English, from Anglo-French pompe, from Latin pompa procession, pomp, from Greek pompē act of sending, escort, procession, pomp, from pempein to send
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
POMP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pomp for English Language Learners
: the impressive decorations, music, clothing etc., that are part of some formal events
POMP Defined for Kids
Definition of pomp for Students
: a show of wealth and splendor
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