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tropaeum

[troh-pee-uh m] /troʊˈpi əm/
noun, plural tropaea
[troh-pee-uh] /troʊˈpi ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a monument erected in ancient Greece or, especially, Rome to commemorate a military or naval victory.
Also, trophaeum.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; < Latin; see trophy
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