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.

2.

Show of magnificence; parade; display; power.

Syn. -- Display; parade; pageant; pageantry; splendor; state; magnificence; ostentation; grandeur; pride.

 

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Pomp (?), v. i.

To make a pompons display; to conduct.

[Obs.]

B. Jonson.

 

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