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Arc de Triomphe

Pronunciation: /ˌärk də ˌtrēˈônf/
A ceremonial arch standing at the top of the Champs-Élysées in Paris, commissioned by Napoleon to commemorate his victories in 1805–06. Inspired by the Arch of Constantine in Rome, it was completed in 1836.

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Syllabification: Arc de Tri·omphe

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