imperial crown

noun, often capitalized I, sometimes capitalized C

Definition of imperial crown

1 :a crown emblematic of independent sovereignty: such as
a :the crown in the royal regalia of England that is used for the crowning in the coronation ceremony, that consists of a circlet of gold heightened with four crosses formée alternately with four fleurs-de-lis and has two arches rising from the crosses and surmounted by a mound and a cross formée, and that is ornamented with precious stones called also Saint Edward's crown
b :the crown of an emperor or of an empire
2 :a conventionalized representation of an imperial crown; especially :a figure of a crown in the style of the imperial crown of England often used as an emblem of the sovereignty of the British monarch or as a heraldic bearing
3 : imperial state crown

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