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 ... 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 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 ...
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 accomplished ... 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 ...
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 ... into submission, he considered deposing Crown Prince Shao by falsely accusing Crown Prince Shao of being disobedient to Emperor Yuan ... Wen prevented this by publicly praising Crown Prince Shao of filial piety, making Wang's putative accusations not credible ...
Tiara
... 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 ... 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 top of the head.
    Synonyms: pate, poll
  • (noun): An English coin worth 5 shillings.
  • (noun): An ornamental jewelled headdress signifying sovereignty.
    Synonyms: diadem
  • (verb): Invest with regal power; enthrone.
    Synonyms: coronate
  • (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): The center of a cambered road.
    Synonyms: crest
  • (noun): The part of a hat (the vertex) covering the crown of the head.
  • (verb): Put an enamel cover on.
    Example: "Crown my teeth"
  • (noun): A wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory.
  • (noun): The award given to the champion.
    Synonyms: pennant
  • (noun): The enamel covered part of a tooth above the gum.
  • (verb): Form the topmost part of.
    Example: "A weather vane crowns the building"

Famous quotes containing the word crown:

    no thread
    Of cloudy silver sprinkles in your gown
    Its venom of renown, and on your head
    No crown is simpler than the simple hair.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    Give me simplicity, that I may live,
    So live and like, that I may know Thy ways,
    Know them and practise them: then shall I give
    For this poor wreath, give Thee a crown of praise.
    George Herbert (1593–1633)

    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)