Definition of Winged Victory in English:

Winged Victory


  • A winged statue of Nike, the Greek goddess of victory, especially the Nike of Samothrace (c.200 bc) preserved in the Louvre in Paris.

    • ‘The Winged Victory Monument, honoring those who served in World War I, was first conceived in 1919.’
    • ‘I admired this Winged Victory outside the Carnegie Library in Braddock, PA, after going to a chili cook-off there this afternoon.’
    • ‘The Winged Victory of Samothrace can be found on the second floor of the Denon Wing of the Louvre Museum in Paris.’