Definitions

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  • proper noun The historic royal regalia of a state; those of the United Kingdom (the orb, sceptre, swords and crowns etc) are held in the Tower of London

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Examples

  • Exactly what Hitler experienced when viewing the Holy Lance and other Crown Jewels would remain a mystery.

    HITLER’S HOLY RELICS

  • Controversy over ownership of Crown Jewels and interest by Generals Patton and Eisenhower: “MFAA meeting notes of repatriation of Crown Jewels,” January 9, 1946, at NA; Colonel M. C. Bauer, “Return to Vienna of Crown Jewels and Regalia of the Holy Roman Empire,” addressed to USFET, copy to MH, November 13, 1945, at NA; memo by Colonel C.

    HITLER’S HOLY RELICS

  • Controversy over ownership of Crown Jewels and interest by Generals Patton and Eisenhower: “MFAA meeting notes of repatriation of Crown Jewels,” January 9, 1946, at NA; Colonel M. C. Bauer, “Return to Vienna of Crown Jewels and Regalia of the Holy Roman Empire,” addressed to USFET, copy to MH, November 13, 1945, at NA; memo by Colonel C.

    HITLER’S HOLY RELICS

  • His impromptu lecture might not improve relations between the two men or facilitate the recovery of the missing Crown Jewels—a task that now seemed unachievable given the state of affairs in occupied Nürnberg—but it would help the captain understand why Hitler, like Napoleon before him, coveted the Holy Roman Empire treasures in the first place.

    HITLER’S HOLY RELICS

  • Willy Liebel was as preoccupied with the Crown Jewels as Hitler himself, and in addition to publishing books and articles celebrating their venerated history, he publicly demanded their return to Nürnberg.

    HITLER’S HOLY RELICS

  • Exactly what Hitler experienced when viewing the Holy Lance and other Crown Jewels would remain a mystery.

    HITLER’S HOLY RELICS

  • Horn, Troche said, would not discover who took the Crown Jewels, and why, until he understood how Hitler had intended to use them.

    HITLER’S HOLY RELICS

  • Willy Liebel was as preoccupied with the Crown Jewels as Hitler himself, and in addition to publishing books and articles celebrating their venerated history, he publicly demanded their return to Nürnberg.

    HITLER’S HOLY RELICS

  • His impromptu lecture might not improve relations between the two men or facilitate the recovery of the missing Crown Jewels—a task that now seemed unachievable given the state of affairs in occupied Nürnberg—but it would help the captain understand why Hitler, like Napoleon before him, coveted the Holy Roman Empire treasures in the first place.

    HITLER’S HOLY RELICS

  • Horn, Troche said, would not discover who took the Crown Jewels, and why, until he understood how Hitler had intended to use them.

    HITLER’S HOLY RELICS

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