Pronunciation: (pomp), [key]
1. stately or splendid display; splendor; magnificence.
2. ostentatious or vain display, esp. of dignity or importance.
3. pomps,pompous displays, actions, or things: The official was accompanied by all the pomps of his high position.
4. Archaic.a stately or splendid procession; pageant.
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