triumphal arch

noun

1
: a monumental structure pierced by at least one lofty and typically arched passageway and usually commemorating a notable victory, person, or event
2
: the great arch in an early especially basilican church leading into the choir or sanctuary

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“Triumphal arch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triumphal%20arch. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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