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4 definitions found
 for Pomp
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pomp \Pomp\, n. [OE. pompe, F. pompe, L. pompa, fr. Gr. ? a
     sending, a solemn procession, pomp, fr. ? to send. Cf. Pump
     a shoe.]
     1. A procession distinguished by ostentation and splendor; a
        pageant. "All the pomps of a Roman triumph." --Addison.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Show of magnificence; parade; display; power.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Syn: Display; parade; pageant; pageantry; splendor; state;
          magnificence; ostentation; grandeur; pride.
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pomp \Pomp\, v. i.
     To make a pompons display; to conduct. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pomp
      n 1: cheap or pretentious or vain display [syn: gaudery,
           pomp]
      2: ceremonial elegance and splendor; "entered with much eclat in
         a coach drawn by eight white horses" [syn: pomp, eclat]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  81 Moby Thesaurus words for "pomp":
     array, brilliance, buckram, caravan, cavalcade, ceremonial,
     ceremoniousness, ceremony, circumstance, column, cortege,
     cosmorama, cyclorama, dignity, diorama, display, dress parade,
     exhibit, exhibition, exposition, extravaganza, extrinsicality,
     fanfare, flyover, form, formality, formalization, funeral, georama,
     glory, grandeur, gravity, heraldry, impersonality, light show,
     line, liturgy, magnificence, march past, motorcade, mule train,
     myriorama, pack train, pageant, pageantry, panoply, panorama,
     parade, phantasmagoria, pomposity, presentation, pride, primness,
     procession, promenade, psychedelic show, representation, review,
     rigidness, ritual, rituality, shifting scene, shine, show, sight,
     skimmington, solemnity, spectacle, splendor, stage show,
     starchiness, state, stiffness, stiltedness, stream, string,
     stylization, tableau, tableau vivant, train, weight
  
  

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