Examples of diadem in a Sentence
Miss America's diadem was auctioned off for charity.
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Alexander has all of the attributes of a Greek king and military commander, such as a purple cloak and a ribbon around his head, called a diadem.
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Origin and Etymology of diadem
Middle English diademe, from Anglo-French, from Latin diadema, from Greek diadēma, from diadein to bind around, from dia- + dein to bind; akin to Sanskrit dāman rope
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of diadem for English Language Learners
: a crown that is worn especially by a king or queen as a symbol of royalty
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