tiara

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noun ti·ara \tē-ˈer-ə, -ˈär-\

Definition of tiara

  1. 1 :  a 3-tiered crown worn by the pope

  2. 2 :  a decorative jeweled or flowered headband or semicircle for formal wear by women

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Origin and Etymology of tiara

Latin, royal Persian headdress, from Greek


First Known Use: 1616


TIARA Defined for English Language Learners

tiara

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noun ti·ara \tē-ˈer-ə, -ˈär-\

Definition of tiara for English Language Learners

  • : a crown worn by the pope

  • : a small crown that is decorated with jewels and that is worn by women or girls on special occasions


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