Diadem

a crown or cloth band worn around the head.
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Diadem

Operational code name for Allied offensive in Italy towards Rome in 1944
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Diadem

Series of 1st class armoured cruisers [UK]
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Diadem

Di'a·dem noun [ French diadème , Latin diadema , from Greek ..., from ... to bind round; dia` through, across + ... to bind; confer Sanskrit to bind.] 1. Originally, an ornamental head band or fillet, worn by Eastern monarchs as a badge of royalty; he...
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Diadem

Di'a·dem transitive verb To adorn with a diadem; to crown. « Not so, when diadem'd with rays divine.» Pope. « To terminate the evil, To diadem the right.» R. H. Neale.
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diadem

1. Originally, an ornamental head band or fillet, worn by Eastern monarchs as a badge of royalty; hence (later), also, a crown, in general. 'The regal diadem.' ... 2. Regal power; sovereignty; empire; considered as symbolized by the crown. ... 3. An arch rising from the rim of a crown (rarely also of a coronet), and uniting with others over its cen...
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diadem

noun an ornamental jewelled headdress signifying sovereignty
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Diadem

• (n.) An arch rising from the rim of a crown (rarely also of a coronet), and uniting with others over its center. • (v. t.) To adorn with a diadem; to crown. • (n.) Regal power; sovereignty; empire; -- considered as symbolized by the crown. • (n.) Originally, an ornamental head band or fillet, worn by Eastern monarchs as a badg...
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diadem

(from the article `jewelry`) Also worthy of high consideration are the magnificent diadems that came into wide use as a result of the Persian conquests made by Alexander the ... ...by the Berber and Arab tribes. In design the jewelry of southern Morocco shows curious analogies to Byzantine jewelry—heavy silver plaques ... ...ran...
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Diadem

In heraldry, a diadem is an arch rising from the rim of a crown (also sometimes, but rarely of a coronet), and uniting with others over its centre.
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Diadem

HMS Diadem was a British Dido Class cruiser of 5700 tons displacement launched in 1942. HMS Diadem was powered by four Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 33 knots. Armaments consisted of eight 5.25-inch guns, 40 mm and 20 mm anti-aircraft guns and six 21-inch torpedo tubes arranged in two triples. She carried a complement of 551...
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Diadem

- an ornamented band, made of metal, worn around the brow of a man or woman, sometimes as a badge of sovereignty.
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diadem

diadem, in ancient times, the fillet of silk, wool, or linen tied about the head of a king, queen, or priest as a distinguishing mark. Later, it was a band of gold, which gave rise to the crown. In heraldry, the diadem is one of the arched bars that support the crown.
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Diadem

A diadem was an ancient ornament of royalty. It was originally a head-band or fillet made of silk, linen, or wool, worn round the temples and forehead, the ends being tied behind and let fall on the neck, as seen in old representations of the diadem of the Indian Bacchus. Diadems were worn by the Romans instead of a crown. They were made of silk or...
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Diadem

A jeweled headband.
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Diadem

A diadem is a type of crown, specifically an ornamental headband worn by Eastern monarchs and others as a badge of royalty. The word derives from the Greek διάδημα diádēma, `band` or `fillet`, from διαδέω diadéō, `I bind round`, or `I fasten`. The term originally referred to the embroidered white silk ribbon, ending in a k...
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diadem

A semi-circular or circular piece of jewellery worn on the head. Also known as a tiara
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diadem

A semi circular band worn around the head (tiara). It is usually jeweled and three dimensional.
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Diadem

[horse] Diadem (1914–1931) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse who won the 1000 Guineas in 1917. She went on to become a top sprinter, recording two victories in both the King`s Stand Stakes and the July Cup. In total she won 24 of her 39 races. Diadem was bred and owned by Edgar Vincent, 1st Viscount D`Abernon, and trained by George Lam...
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