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pomp (n.)

c. 1300, from Old French pompe "pomp, magnificence" (13c.) and directly from Latin pompa "procession, pomp," from Greek pompe "solemn procession, display," literally "a sending," from pempein "to send." In Church Latin, used in deprecatory sense for "worldly display, vain show."

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Definitions of pomp from WordNet

pomp (n.)
cheap or pretentious or vain display;
Synonyms: gaudery
pomp (n.)
ceremonial elegance and splendor;
Synonyms: eclat
From wordnet.princeton.edu