Definition of pomp:
show, magnificence, pageant, initiation, plaudits, ceremony, boast, ceremonial, gaudery, spectacle, acclaim, affectation, boasting, display, array, convocation, vaunt, panoply, grandeur, commencement, vaunting, communicator, glory, acclamation, pompousness, plaudit, dedication, graduation, commemoration, eclat, induction.
ostentation (part of speech: noun)
- pomp and circumstance,
- "The Angel of Death", Johan Olof Wallin.
- "The First Governess of the Netherlands, Margaret of Austria", Eleanor E. Tremayne.
To share thy pains and feel thy hopeless woe, Are rites ungrateful to a fallen foe: Yet rest in peace; and know, a chief so brave, When life departs, shall find an honor'd grave; Myself in princely pomp thy tomb shall rear, And tribes unborn thy hapless fate declare.- "The Columbiad", Joel Barlow.