What is crown?

  • (verb): Be the culminating event.
    Synonyms: top
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on crown:

Imperial Crown Of The Holy Roman Empire - Commemorative Coin
... The Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire was recently selected as the main motif for a high value commemorative coin, the €100 Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire commemorative coin, minted in ... The obverse shows the Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire ... After this of which he had taken place the crown was held as a monument ...
Triple Crown Of Alpine Skiing
... The Triple Crown of Alpine Skiing consists of three different types of alpine skiing events ... A Triple Crown winner wins all three World Cup titles in one season in or all three Gold medals at the Winter Olympic Games in the following Slalom Giant Slalom Downhill Only two people have ever ... Austrian skier Toni Sailer was the first person to win the Triple Crown of Alpine Skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics At the 1968 Winter Olympic Games French skier, Jean-Claude Killy won the Triple Crown ...
Triple Crown Of Cycling - Other Definitions - Winning All Three Grand Tours in A Career
... The triple crown of cycling is sometimes defined as winning all three grand tours (Tour de France, Vuelta a España and Giro d'Italia) in a career, although this is sometimes named ...
Emperor Ming Of Jin - As Crown Prince
... While crown prince, Sima Shao was known for seeking out talented men and befriendly them, treating them as friends and not as subordinates ... Upon hearing news that Wang had breached Jiankang's defenses, Crown Prince Shao was going to himself make a last stand, but Wen stopped him by cutting ... Wang subsequently forced Emperor Yuan into submission, he considered deposing Crown Prince Shao by falsely accusing Crown Prince Shao of being disobedient to Emperor Yuan ...
Tiara
... (from Latin tiara, from Ancient Greek τιάρα, itself from Old Persian tiyārā) is a form of crown ... There are two possible types of crown that this word can refer to ... Traditionally, the word "tiara" refers to a high crown, often with the shape of a cylinder narrowed at its top, made of fabric or leather, and richly ornamented ...

More definitions of "crown":

  • (noun): The Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy.
    Example: "The colonies revolted against the Crown"
  • (noun): A wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory.
  • (noun): The enamel covered part of a tooth above the gum.
  • (verb): Put an enamel cover on.
    Example: "Crown my teeth"
  • (noun): The part of a hat (the vertex) covering the crown of the head.
  • (verb): Form the topmost part of.
    Example: "A weather vane crowns the building"
  • (verb): Invest with regal power; enthrone.
    Synonyms: coronate
  • (noun): The top of the head.
    Synonyms: pate, poll
  • (noun): The center of a cambered road.
    Synonyms: crest
  • (noun): The award given to the champion.
    Synonyms: pennant
  • (noun): An English coin worth 5 shillings.
  • (noun): An ornamental jewelled headdress signifying sovereignty.
    Synonyms: diadem

Famous quotes containing the word crown:

    And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars.
    —Bible: New Testament St. John the Divine, in Revelation, 12:1.

    a sorrow’s crown of sorrow is remembering happier things.
    Drug thy memories, lest thou learn it, lest thy heart be put to proof,
    In the dead unhappy night, and when the rain is on the roof.
    Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892)

    This crown to crown the laughing man, this rose-wreath crown: I myself have set this crown upon my head, I myself have pronounced my laughter holy.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)