Civic crown
Civic Civ"ic, a. [L.civicus, fr. civis citizen. See {City}.] Relating to, or derived from, a city or citizen; relating to man as a member of society, or to civil affairs. [1913 Webster]

{Civic crown} (Rom. Antiq.), a crown or garland of oak leaves and acorns, bestowed on a soldier who had saved the life of a citizen in battle. [1913 Webster]


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  • Civic Crown — This article is part of the series on: Military of ancient Rome (portal) 753 BC – AD 476 Structural history Roman army (unit types and ranks …   Wikipedia

  • civic crown — noun also civic wreath Etymology: translation of Latin corona civica 1. : a crown or garland of oak leaves and acorns bestowed by the Romans for saving the life of a citizen in battle 2. : a representation of a civic crown especially in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crown — or The Crown may refer to: Crown (anatomy), a part of the head or of a hat Headgear Coronet, a small crown consisting of ornaments fixed on a metal ring. Unlike a crown, a coronet never has arches.[citation needed] Crown (headgear), ceremonial… …   Wikipedia

  • Civic — Civ ic, a. [L.civicus, fr. civis citizen. See {City}.] Relating to, or derived from, a city or citizen; relating to man as a member of society, or to civil affairs. [1913 Webster] {Civic crown} (Rom. Antiq.), a crown or garland of oak leaves and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • civic — 1540s, from L. civicus of a citizen, adj. derivation of civis townsman (see CITY (Cf. city)). Originally mostly in civic crown (L. corona civica), a chaplet of oak leaves awarded to one who saved the life of a fellow citizen in battle; sense of… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Crown of Thorns — For other uses, see Crown of Thorns (disambiguation). Jesus Carrying the Cross as portrayed by El Greco 1580 …   Wikipedia

  • Crown —    1) Denotes the plate of gold in the front of the high priest s mitre (Ex. 29:6; 39:30). The same Hebrew word so rendered (ne zer) denotes the diadem worn by Saul in battle (2 Sam. 1:10), and also that which was used at the coronation of Joash… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • crown — Synonyms and related words: Her Highness, Her Majesty, His Majesty, O, Old Mug, achievement, acme, aggrandize, alerion, all, animal charge, anklet, annular muscle, annulet, annulus, anoint, apex, apogee, apotheose, apotheosize, areola, argent,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • civic wreath — noun see civic crown …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crown Hill Cemetery — U.S. National Register of Historic Places U.S. Historic district …   Wikipedia

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