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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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