Vallar crown
Vallar Val"lar, a. [L. vallaris.] Of or pertaining to a rampart. [1913 Webster]

{Vallar crown} (Rom. Antiq.), a circular gold crown with palisades, bestowed upon the soldier who first surmounted the rampart and broke into the enemy's camp. [1913 Webster]


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  • Vallar — Val lar, a. [L. vallaris.] Of or pertaining to a rampart. [1913 Webster] {Vallar crown} (Rom. Antiq.), a circular gold crown with palisades, bestowed upon the soldier who first surmounted the rampart and broke into the enemy s camp. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vallar — Val lar, n. A vallar crown. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vallar — /ˈvæla/ (say valah) adjective Roman History (of a crown or garland) bestowed as a mark of honour on the first soldier to top the ramparts of the enemy. Also, vallary. {Latin vallārus, from vallum wall, rampart} …   Australian English dictionary

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