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triumphal

[trahy-uhm-fuh l]
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  1. of, pertaining to, celebrating, or commemorating a triumph or victory: a triumphal banquet; a triumphal ode.
  2. triumphant(def 2).
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Origin of triumphal

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English word from Latin word triumphālis. See triumph, -al1
Can be confusedtriumphal triumphant
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triumphal

adjective
  1. celebrating a triumpha triumphal procession
  2. resembling triumph
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