tropaeum

[ troh-pee-uh m ]
/ troʊˈpi əm /

noun, plural tro·pae·a [troh-pee-uh] /troʊˈpi ə/.

a monument erected in ancient Greece or, especially, Rome to commemorate a military or naval victory.

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Also trophaeum.

Origin of tropaeum

From Latin, dating back to 1540–50; see origin at trophy

Words nearby tropaeum

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