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  • n  the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy
  • n  the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel
  • n  a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory
  • n  an ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereignty
  • n  the part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head
  • n  an English coin worth 5 shillings
  • n  the upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant
  • n  the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
  • n  the award given to the champion
  • n  the top of the head
  • n  (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth
    tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown
  • n  the center of a cambered road
  • v  invest with regal power; enthrone
    The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey
  • v  be the culminating event
    The speech crowned the meeting
  • v  form the topmost part of
    A weather vane crowns the building
  • v  put an enamel cover on
    crown my teeth

  • Since assuming the crown in June 2001, Gyanendra's isolation at the top of the world has only increased.
News & Articles

  • ‘Throwback’ Triple Crown Gives Way To Foster And Future
    Another Triple Crown campaign has come and gone and our streak without a horse that could sweep the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes stands at 35 years.
    June 13, 2013 - Louisville Voice-Tribune
  • Crown Crafts, Inc. To Announce Results For Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year 2013
    GONZALES, La., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Crafts, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ-CM: CRWS) today announced that it intends to release the results of its operations for the fourth quarter ...
    June 12, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
  • 'Crown Of Midnight' EXCLUSIVE Book Trailer Is Killer
    What happens after you park your illustrious butt on the Throne of Glass? You wear the Crown of Midnight, of course! Which is where we're at now in Sarah J. Maas' epic series about a young assassin in search of her destiny, and why we're so super-excited to bring you the EXCLUSIVE first look at [...]
    June 11, 2013 - MTV
Quotes

  • Stephen Harper in Hamilton Spectator
    He represents hard work, dedication, public service and humility. I am confident he will continue to embody these traits in his new role as the Crown representative in Canada,Harper said about Johnston.
  • Chris McAlister in Boston Globe (registration)
    McAlister noted, "It's hard to go out there and play the Patriots and the refs at the same time. They put a crown on top and they want them to win. Obviously, the refs, they're horrible. That's the bottom line."
  • Jeff Zucker in Inquirer.net
    In just seven short years, Oxygen has become the crown jewel of independent networks,said Jeff Zucker, president and chief executive of NBC Universal. "It's a terrific property with a clear mission, strong brand, and desirable audience."

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