Triumphant Tri*um"phant, a. [L. triumphans, p. pr. of triumphare: cf. F. triomphant. See {Triumph}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. Rejoicing for victory; triumphing; exultant. [1913 Webster]

Successful beyond hope to lead ye forth Triumphant out of this infernal pit. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Celebrating victory; expressive of joy for success; as, a triumphant song or ode. [1913 Webster]

3. Graced with conquest; victorious. [1913 Webster]

Athena, war's triumphant maid. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

So shall it be in the church triumphant. --Perkins. [1913 Webster]

4. Of or pertaining to triumph; triumphal. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Captives bound to a triumphant car. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Church triumphant}, the church in heaven, enjoying a state of triumph, her warfare with evil being over; -- distinguished from {church militant}. See under {Militant}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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