1 the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy; "the colonies revolted against the Crown"
2 the enamel covered part of a tooth above the gum
3 a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory
4 an ornamental jewelled headdress signifying sovereignty [syn: diadem]
5 the part of a hat (the vertex) covering the crown of the head
6 an English coin worth 5 shillings
8 the top point of a mountain or hill; "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the summit of Monadnock" [syn: peak, crest, top, tip, summit]
9 the award given to the champion [syn: pennant]
11 the center of a cambered road [syn: crest]
1 invest with regal power; enthrone; "The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey" [syn: coronate]
2 be the culminating event; "The speech crowned the meeting" [syn: top]
3 form the topmost part of; "A weather vane crowns the building"
4 put an enamel cover on; "crown my teeth"
- A reward of victory or a mark of honor.
- A royal, imperial or princely headdress; a diadem.
- A representation of such a headdress, as in heraldry; it may even be that only the image exists, no physical crown, as in the case of the kingdom of Belgium; by analogy such crowns can be awarded to moral persons that don't even have a head, as the mural crown for cities in heraldry
- A wreath or band for the head.
- Imperial or regal power.
- The topmost part of the head.
- The highest part a hill.
- The top part of a hat.
- The raised centre of a road.
- The highest part of an arch.
- Splendor, finish, culmination.
- crown achievement
- Any currency (originally) issued by the crown (regal power) and often bearing a crown (headdress)
- Specifically, a former British coin worth five shillings.
- The part of a plant where the root and stem meet.
- The part of a tooth above the gums.
- A prosthetic covering for a tooth.
- A knot formed in the end of a rope by tucking in the strands to prevent them from unravelling
- The part of an anchor where the arms and the shank meet
- In the context of "paper": A standard size of printing paper measuring 20 inches x 15 inches.
- A monocyclic ligand having three or more binding sites, capable of holding a guest in a central location
- award, garland, honor/honour, prize, wreath
- sense wreath or band for the head garland, wreath
- sense imperial or regal power monarchy, royalty
- sense of the head apex, top
- sense of a hill apex, peak, summit, top
- sense centre of a road
- sense highest part of an arch
- sense of a hat top
- completion, culmination, finish, splendor/splendour
- sense currency
- sense British coin
- sense part of plant
- crown achievement
- crown colony
- Crown Court
- crown estate
- crown green
- crown lands
- crown jewels
- crown prince
- crown wheel
royal, imperial or princely headdress
- Chinese Characters: 冠 (guàn)
- Czech: koruna
- Dutch: kroon
- Finnish: kruunu
- French: couronne
- German: Krone
- Greek, Modern: στέμμα (stémma) , κορώνα (koróna)
- Hebrew: כתר (keter)
- Icelandic: kóróna
- Italian: corona
- Japanese: 王冠 (おうかん, ōkan), クラウン (kuraun)
- Sorani: تاج
- Latin: corona
- Polish: korona
- Portuguese: coroa
- Russian: корона, венец
- Slovene: krona
- Spanish: corona
- Swedish: krona
- Welsh: coron
representation of such a headdress
- Dutch: kroon
- Finnish: kruunu
- Russian: корона
wreath or band for the head
imperial or regal power
of the head
of a hill
centre of a road
- Dutch: midden
- Finnish: keskitie
- French: milieu
- Italian: centro
highest part of an arch
- Dutch: top
- French: clef
- Italian: chiave di volta
of a hat
- Dutch: bol
- French: fond
- Portuguese: copa
splendor, finish, culmination
- Dutch: kroon
- French: couronnement
any currency issued by the crown
- Czech: koruna
- Dutch: kroon
- Estonian: krooni
- Finnish: kruunu
- Russian: крона
former British coin worth five shillings
part of a plant where the root and stem meet
anatomy: part of tooth
dentistry: prosthetic covering for a tooth
part of an anchor
- Finnish: perä
- Italian: diamante
- Of, related to, or pertaining to a crown.
- crown prince
- Of, related to, pertaining to the top of a tree or trees.
- a crown fire
of, related to, or pertaining to a crown
- To place a crown on the head of.
- To formally declare (someone) a king or emperor.
- To declare (someone) a winner.
- Of a baby, during the
birthing process; for the
surface of the baby's head to appear in the vaginal opening.
- The mother was in the second stage of labor and the fetus had just crowned, prompting a round of encouragement from the midwives.
- In the context of "gaming": To shoot an opponent in the back of the head with a shotgun in a first-person shooter video game.
- In the context of "board games": In checkers, to stack two checkers to indicate
that the piece has become a king.
- “Crown me!” I said, as I moved my checker to the back row.
to place a crown on the head of
to formally declare one a king or emperor
declare one a winner
- Dutch: bekronen
- French: couronner
Crown may refer to:
- Crown (headgear), the headgear worn by a monarch, other high dignitaries, divinities, etc.
- The Crown, an abstract concept which represents the legal authority for the existence of some (Commonwealth) governments
- Consort crown
- Coronation crown
- Crown of Thorns, in Christianity, the headgear placed on Jesus before his execution
- Hungary's Holy Crown
- Imperial crown
- State crown
- Triple Crown, the Papal Tiara
- Grass Crown
- Civic Crown
- Heraldic crown
- Austrian corona (1892 to 1916) (so-called because of use of Latin 'corona' on coins)
- British crown coin and/or British half crown coin
- Estonian kroon, the currency of Estonia
- Faroese króna, the currency of the Faroe Islands
- Hungarian korona, former currency of Hungary
- Icelandic króna, the currency of Iceland
- Crown College, University of California, Santa Cruz, a residential college
- Crown College (Minnesota), a small private college in St. Bonifacius, Minnesota
- Crown College (Tennessee), an unaccredited school with approximately 900 students
- Crown College (Washington), a small, for-profit, predominantly online college located in Tacoma, Washington.
- S.R. Crown Hall, a building at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
- Dundee-Crown High School, a NW Suburban Chicago High School originally named Crown before merging with Dundee High School and becoming Dundee-Crown. Team name is Chargers, main rival are the Jacobs Golden Eagles.
Music and audio
- Crown Records, a number of different record labels
- The Crown (band), a Swedish death/thrash band
- "Crown", a song from the album Dosage by Collective Soul
- Crown, a stevedore-pimp who becomes a murderer in the opera Porgy and Bess. He is Bess's former lover and the principal villain of the piece; the other villain is Sportin' Life, the elegant dope peddler.
- Crown International, amplifier and microphone manufacturer founded in Elkhart, Indiana in 1947 by Clarence C. Moore
Sport and entertainment
- The Crown, the former name of the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio
- Crown Limited, an Australian gaming and entertainment company established in 2007
- Crown Media, a media production company
Literature and theater
- A crown of sonnets is a group of related sonnets.
- Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats, a book of photos by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry, published in 2000 (ISBN 0-385-50086-6)
- Crowns (play), a drama by playwright Regina Taylor (ISBN 0-8222-1963-8), based on the book Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats
- Diu Crône, an Arthurian romance
- Crown (comics), an enemy of Spider-Man
- Crown of Immortality, a literary and religious metaphor appearing in Baroque art.
- Crown, one proposed additional suit (cards)
- Norwegian Crown, a cruise ship
- Lester Crown (born 1926), American businessman
- Crown, the highest part of a tunnel
- Crown, the top piece of a fountain
- The Crown, student newspaper at Redeemer University College
- crown glass, the name for high quality glasses used in optics or glazing
- Crown Lager, a beer brewed in Melbourne since 1919
crown in Bulgarian: Корона
crown in Catalan: Corona
crown in Danish: Krone
crown in German: Crown (Begriffsklärung)
crown in Spanish: Corona
crown in Esperanto: Krono
crown in French: Couronne
crown in Italian: Corona
crown in Cornish: Kurun
crown in Maori: Karauna
crown in Dutch: Kroon
crown in Japanese: クラウン
crown in Norwegian: Krone
crown in Narom: Couorône
crown in Polish: Korona
crown in Portuguese: Coroa
crown in Russian: Корона
crown in Serbian: Венац
crown in Finnish: Kruunu
crown in Swedish: Krona
crown in Ukrainian: Корона (значення)
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