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English definition of “laurel wreath”

laurel wreath

noun [C] uk   us  
a circle of leaves that, in the past, was worn on the head by an important person or the winner of a competition an honour
(Definition of laurel wreath from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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