crowning glory Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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crowning glory

the ​greatest or most ​beautiful thing: The ​ballroom is the ​crowning glory of the ​palace. Her ​hair is her ​crowning glory.
(Definition of crowning glory from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crowning glory”
in Chinese (Simplified) 最好的事物, 最为壮观的事物, 最美丽的事物…
in Chinese (Traditional) 最好的事物, 最為壯觀的事物, 最美麗的事物…
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