diadem diadem  /ˈdaɪ ə ˌdɛm/


  • (n) an ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereignty


  1. Harry won't be able to find the diadem of Ravenclaw because Ginny hid his book instead of him, and didn't place the diadem on top of the plaster statue.
  2. It seems that one of your schoolmasters had asked a lad to form a sentence using the word 'diadem.
  3. A purple mantle was on her shoulders, a diadem in her hair.


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    The 2013 Belmont Stakes may not have the excitement of a Triple Crown hopeful looking to add the third and most elusive jewel to their diadem, but there’s still plenty of awesome contenders for fans to cheer on and bettors to feel good about wagering on. Orb and Oxbow represent the main recipients of the pre -race hype, as the Kentucky Derby champion looks to get his revenge against the ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

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  1. "The bier was of solid gold, studded with precious stones, and hand a cover of purple, embroidered with various colors; on this lay the body enveloped in a purple robe, a diadem encircling the head and surmounted by a crown of gold, the scepter...
    on May 8, 2007 By: Josephus Flavius Source: USA Today

  2. But the Queen said, "If he wants the diadem, he shall have the diadem."
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: Elizabeth II Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "He suffered a deep cut when winning the Stewards' Cup," James Fanshawe, his trainer, said. "He is fine again now and is being aimed at the Diadem Stakes."
    on Sep 17, 2007 By: James Fanshawe Source: Times Online

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