civic crown

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Noun[edit]

civic crown (plural civic crowns)

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  1. (historical, Ancient Rome) A crown or garland of oak leaves and acorns, bestowed on a soldier who had saved the life of a citizen in battle.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.