Synonyms for diadem

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Mrs. Roberts had been at work hunting diamonds for His diadem.

On a throne of rocks, with a robe of clouds,   And a diadem of snow.

In truth it was upon that brow that he would have wished to place the diadem.

I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: my judgment was as a robe and a diadem.

Americans are all equal—this is one of the gems in our diadem.

By the diadem he wore upon his head Gudea knew that the figure must be a god.

How he would plead for the power that would crown him with the diadem of a preacher!

Inside three minutes the two craft were clear of the Diadem.

Next to these came Perseus' chariot, in which his armor was placed, and on that his diadem.

How glossy black was that hair with its diadem of white roses!

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., from Old French diademe and directly from Latin diadema "cloth band worn around the head as a sign of royalty," from Greek diadema, from diadein "to bind across," from dia- "across" (see dia-) + dein "to bind," related to desmos "band," from PIE *de- "to bind." Used of the headband worn by Persian kings and adopted by Alexander the Great and his successors.

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