the crown

noun

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1 or the Crown : the government of a country that is officially ruled by a king or queen the blessing of the Spanish crown allegiance to the crown She was appointed by the Crown.

2 : the position of power that a king or queen has When the king died childless, his brother assumed the crown.

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