Tri*um"plant\, a. [L. triumphans, p. pr. of triumphare: cf. F. triomphant. See Triumph, v. i.]

1. Rejoicing for victory; triumphing; exultant.

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

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

3. Graced with conquest; victorious.

Athena, war's triumphant maid. --Pope.

So shall it be in the church triumphant. --Perkins.

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

Captives bound to a triumphant car. --Shak.

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