crown


crown
01. The King wore a beautiful [crown] of gold, emeralds and diamonds.
02. Charles will be [crowned] King when his mother dies.
03. In the Bible, Jesus Christ is given a [crown] of thorns to wear before being led to the hill where he is to be crucified.
04. Many people hope that Prince William will be [crowned] King of England when Queen Elizabeth dies.
05. The little girl's mother made her a beautiful [crown] of tin foil and colored paper for her Halloween princess costume.
06. We saw the King's [crown] on display in the Royal Museum.
07. The [crown] was made of solid gold, decorated with diamonds, rubies and sapphires.
08. There is an Italian proverb which states that he who goes not into battle cannot wear a [crown].
09. Franz Grillparzer once said that woman is the [crown] of all creation.
10. Somerset Maugham once said that the [crown] of literature is poetry.
11. There is a biblical proverb which holds that gray hair is a [crown] of glory.
12. Queen Elizabeth II wore three different [crowns] on her coronation day in 1953.
13. During the first modern Olympics in 1896, the winners received silver medals and [crowns] of olive branches.
14. In 1066, Britain's last Anglo-Saxon ruler, Harold, was [crowned] King of England following the death of his brother-in-law.
15. In March of 1558, Ferdinand I assumed the title of Holy Roman Emperor without being [crowned] by the Pope.
16. English kings and queens have been [crowned] in Westminster Abbey since the time of William the Conqueror.

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  • Crown — or The Crown may refer to: Crown (anatomy), a part of the head or of a hat Headgear Coronet, a small crown consisting of ornaments fixed on a metal ring. Unlike a crown, a coronet never has arches.[citation needed] Crown (headgear), ceremonial… …   Wikipedia

  • Crown — (kroun), n. [OE. corone, coroun, crune, croun, OF. corone, corune, F. couronne, fr. L. corona crown, wreath; akin to Gr. korw nh anything curved, crown; cf. also L. curvus curved, E. curve, curb, Gael. cruinn round, W. crwn. Cf. {Cornice},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crown F.C. — Crown FC Founded 1994 Ground Ogbomosho Township Stadium/ Ilaro Stadium (Capacity: 5,000) Chairman Gabriel Babalola Manager Niyi Akande …   Wikipedia

  • Crown — index culminate, culmination, honor, maximum (pinnacle), pinnacle, surmount Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • crown — [kroun] n. [ME coroune < OFr corone < L corona, a garland, crown < Gr korōnē, curved object, wreath < IE base * (s)ker , to turn, bend > L curvus, crux] 1. a garland or wreath worn on the head as a sign of honor, victory, etc. 2. a …   English World dictionary

  • Crown — (kroun), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crowned} (kround); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crowning}.] [OE. coronen, corunen, crunien, crounien, OF. coroner, F. couronner, fr. L. coronare, fr. corona a crown. See {Crown}, n.] 1. To cover, decorate, or invest with a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crown — crown; crown·al; crown·ation; crown·et; crown·less; de·crown; dis·crown; un·crown; crown·er; crown·ing; …   English syllables

  • Crown J — Birth name 김계훈 (Kim Kye Hoon) Also known as Crown Jewel Born November 12, 1979 (1979 11 12) (age 31) Origin South Korea …   Wikipedia

  • crown — early 12c., royal crown, from Anglo Fr. coroune, from O.Fr. corone (13c., Mod.Fr. couronne), from L. corona crown, originally wreath, garland, related to Gk. korone anything curved, kind of crown. (O.E. used corona, directly from Latin) Extended… …   Etymology dictionary

  • crown — [n1] top; best acme, apex, climax, crest, culmination, fastigium, head, meridian, peak, perfection, pinnacle, roof, summit, tip, top, ultimate, vertex, zenith; concepts 706,836 Ant. bottom, worst crown [n2] tiara for royalty chaplet, circlet,… …   New thesaurus

  • Crown J — Surnom Crown Jewel Nom 김계훈 (Kim Kye Hoon) Naissance 12 novembre 1979 (1979 11 12) (32 ans) Pays d’origine Corée du Sud Activité principale …   Wikipédia en Français