triumphal Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “triumphal” in the English Dictionary

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uk   us   /traɪˈʌm.fəl/
used to refer to something that ​celebrates a ​great victory (= ​winning a ​war or ​competition)or ​success: Shortly after his triumphal entry into Havana in ​January 1959, Castro ​spoke on ​television for seven ​hours without a ​break. Her ​popularity has ​declined since her triumphal return from ​exile two ​years ago.
(Definition of triumphal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “triumphal”
in Chinese (Simplified) 庆祝重大胜利(或巨大成功)的, 凯旋的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 慶祝重大勝利(或巨大成功)的, 凱旋的…
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