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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CROWNED

I found him crowned with garlands; for he had been offering sacrifices in the hall.

The tower rises above the crossing, and is crowned by sixteen pinnacles.

Distant view of the city of Cuzco and of the Sacsahuaman hill, crowned by the fortress.

"And at last he was crowned emperor," suggested the youngster.

At length his application and his energy were crowned with success.

That hour I sat among princes and crowned heads greater than them all.

The one most honored as the president of the meeting was crowned and garlanded.

He considered a long time, and at last his meditations were crowned with success.

The Prigs who despise the people are often loaded with lands and crowned.

Their heads were crowned with garlands of amaranth and roses.

WORD ORIGIN

early 12c., "royal crown," from Anglo-French coroune, Old French corone (13c., Modern French couronne), from Latin corona "crown," originally "wreath, garland," related to Greek korone "anything curved, kind of crown." Old English used corona, directly from Latin.

Extended to coins bearing the imprint of a crown (early 15c.), especially the British silver 5-shilling piece. Also monetary units in Iceland, Sweden (krona), Norway, Denmark (krone), and formerly in German Empire and Austria-Hungary (krone). Meaning "top of the skull" is from c.1300. Crown-prince is 1791, a translation of German kronprinz.

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