Memorial Arches

Large structures having a prominent central arch and built to commemorate events or persons; if erected to honor military victories, use "triumphal arches.".

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3115
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memorial arches
memorial arch
arches, honorific
arches, memorial
arches, monumental
honorific arches
monumental arches
herdenkingsbogen Dutch
herdenkingsboog Dutch
erebogen Dutch
arcos conmemorativos Spanish
arco conmemorativo Spanish
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Large structures having a prominent central arch and built to commemorate events or persons; if erected to honor military victories, use "triumphal arches."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007002. The J. Paul Getty Trust.