Definitions

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  • proper n. the sovereign, in a monarchic country
  • proper n. the government, in a monarchic country

Etymologies

From crown (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The name Crown is derived from the wrought iron crown on the door entrance.

    DeLucie Crowns Upper East Side

  • In Gabon, the Crown is hereditary, passed from male to male by order of primogeniture, democratically elected by direct succession via universal suffrage, under the protection of the military.

    Global Voices in English » Gabon: Opposition Continues to Fight Election Result

  • Maybe it was just the right book in the right place; maybe I would have headed down this path anyway (likely, given my tastes at the time), but The Hero and the Crown is always the mental signpost in my life that says “Dragons Ahead.”

    Margaret’s Sunday Quickie: Nudged over the edge «

  • The Hero and the Crown is at least ten times longer than Hugo Cabret.

    Does size matter?

  • As allegiance to the Crown is the strongest of the few remaining ties, may 1, on behalf of our members, tell him that we are devoted subjects of the Queen and that we are anxious to do what we can to strengthen the loyalty of all Canadians to the Crown.

    Christmas Meeting

  • It does mean that the unity of purpose of which the Crown is the focus is worthy of protection.

    The Empire

  • Now, the link with the Crown is a link which provides a basis; a sentimental, affectual basis for the Empire; but it does not provide a machinery; it does not provide the means of consultation; it does not provide by itself the method for developing a particular policy at a particular moment.

    Problems of the British Empire

  • He has taken the stand that the Crown is an integral part of the constitution.

    The Men Who Saved England

  • Our feeling of loyalty to the Crown is as great as it then was, or greater.

    The Qualities Which Go To Make A Good Citizen of the Empire

  • About 1777 these factories came under the patronage of King George III, at which time the term Crown Derby was bestowed on the product. "

    The Story of Porcelain

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