What is crown?

  • (noun): The award given to the champion.
    Synonyms: pennant
    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 ...
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 ...
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 ... 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 ...
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 ... 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 ...

More definitions of "crown":

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

Famous quotes containing the word crown:

    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 (1817–1862)

    A woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars.
    Bible: New Testament Revelation 12:1.