What is crown?

  • (noun): The center of a cambered road.
    Synonyms: crest
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on crown:

Tiara
... 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 ...
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 off the ropes off his horse ... forced Emperor Yuan into submission, he considered deposing Crown Prince Shao by falsely accusing Crown Prince Shao of being disobedient to Emperor Yuan ...
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 ... 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 ...
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 ...
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 ... 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 ...

More definitions of "crown":

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

Famous quotes containing the word crown:

    There might you have beheld one joy crown another, so and in such manner that it seemed sorrow wept to take leave of them, for their joy waded in tears.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    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.

    Or shatter too with him my curious frame:
    And let these wither, so that he may die,
    Though set with Skill and chosen out with Care.
    That they, while Thou on both their Spoils dost tread,
    May crown thy Feet, that could not crown thy Head.
    Andrew Marvell (1621–1678)