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English noun: laurel wreath

1. laurel wreath (communication) an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event

Synonymsdecoration, medal, medallion, palm, ribbon

Broader (hypernym)accolade, award, honor, honour, laurels

Narrower (hyponym)Air Medal, Bronze Star, Bronze Star Medal, Congressional Medal of Honor, Croix de Guerre, Distinguished Conduct Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Service Order, Medaille Militaire, Medal of Honor, Navy Cross, Oak Leaf Cluster, Order of the Purple Heart, Purple Heart, Silver Star, Silver Star Medal, Victoria Cross

2. laurel wreath (artifact) (antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory

Synonymsbay wreath, laurel

Broader (hypernym)chaplet, coronal, garland, lei, wreath

Domain categoryantiquity

Domain regionEllas, Greece, Hellenic Republic

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