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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Triumph.
 
A word formed from thriambos, the Dionysiac hymn.   1
        “Some … have assigned the origin of … triumphal processions to the mythic pomps of Dionysus, after his conquests in the East, the very word triumph being … the Dionysiac hymn.”—Pater: Marius the Epiourean, chap. xii.
 


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