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English definition of “crown”

crown

noun [C] (HEAD COVERING)    /kraʊn/
a circular decoration for the head , usually made of gold and jewels (= precious stones ), and worn by a king or queen at official ceremonies JewelleryCeremonial clothes and objects the act of winning a sports competition : He plans to defend his Olympic crown.Scoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated
(Definition of crown noun (HEAD COVERING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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