Some articles on crown:
... 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 grand tour ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ... 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 ...
... 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 ... 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 ...
... 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 ...
More definitions of "Crown":
- (noun): The center of a cambered road.
- (verb): Be the culminating event.
- (noun): The award given to the champion.
- (noun): An English coin worth 5 shillings.
- (noun): An ornamental jewelled headdress signifying sovereignty.
- (verb): Invest with regal power; enthrone.
- (verb): Put an enamel cover on.
Example: "Crown my teeth"
- (noun): A wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory.
- (verb): Form the topmost part of.
Example: "A weather vane crowns the building"
- (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"
Famous quotes containing the word crown:
“The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.”
—Bible: Hebrew Proverbs, 16:31.
“The sight of one of these frontier houses, built of these great logs, whose inhabitants have unflinchingly maintained their ground many summers and winters in the wilderness, reminds me of famous forts, like Ticonderoga or Crown Point, which have sustained memorable sieges.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“From the crown of his head to the sole of his foot, he is all mirth.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)