phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Browse phrases beginning with:
 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T UV W XYZ Full List

Pomp and circumstance

Posted by Bruce Kahl on January 22, 2005

In Reply to: Pomp and circumstance posted by SR on January 22, 2005

: What is the origin of 'pomp and circumstance?'

I know there is a La**n word "pompa" that means procession or display.

See: the meaning and origin of the phrase 'pomp and circumstance'.