crowned crowned  /ˈkraʊnd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) having an (artificial) crown on a tooth
  2. (adj) crowned with or as if with laurel symbolizing victory
  3. (adj) provided with or as if with a crown or a crown as specified; often used in combination

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  1. For more than four years, Sugar Ray Robinson had been known as the uncrowned welterweight champion of the world, the man the champions were afraid to fight.
  2. The 13th century Chartres Cathedral is a relic of an era when bishops crowned kings and kings crowned conquests by building monuments to their faith.
  3. The festival awarded no prizes in 1947 and didn't take place the following year, so 1949 was the first year Cannes crowned an undisputed winner.

News

  1. Meyer crowned Rush County Fair Queen

    Saturday evening, a smiling Katie Meyer was crowned the 2013 Rush County Fair Queen at the Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Rushville Republican

  2. Halifax bartender, Jenner Cormier, crowned Canada's first-ever Diageo World Class Bartender of the Year

    Halifax bartender, Jenner Cormier, crowned Canada's first-ever Diageo World Class Bartender of the Year
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Newly crowned Miss Iowa hopes to advocate for people with disabilities

    Nicole Kelly, the newly crowned Miss Iowa, plans to use her title to help advocate for people with disabilities, reports the DesMoines Register. Kelly, 23, was born without her left forearm, according to her biography at MissIowa.com (note: site has been intermittently down). Photos can be viewed at the Miss Iowa Facebook page. After winning [...]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Upbeat via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Certainly there will be some argument as to who's the best team. But I think the national champion has been crowned tonight," Miles said. "I have give great credit to some divine intervention that allows us to be in this position."
    on Jan 7, 2008 By: Les Miles Source: Forbes

  2. Abbas said the deal would "satisfy our people ...... and bring us to the shores of peace ...... This initiative has been crowned with success."
    on Feb 8, 2007 By: Mahmoud Abbas Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We haven't succeeded in our mission yet," he added. "The target, to be crowned champions, is not yet achieved."
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Bert van Marwijk Source: CITY A.M.

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