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- n. A wreath worn on the head as a symbol of victory.
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- n. an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
- n. (antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory
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Along Trade Union Boulevard and past the Palace of Labor, we make our way to Decembrists’ Square on the Neva, where Peter the Great, on a rearing horse, in a laurel wreath and with royal grandeur, reaches toward the water.
The Senate complied, allowing Crassus to wear a laurel wreath at his ovatio.
Congress grumbled at “the unsolicited obtrusion of his advice,” as Edmund Randolph put it in a letter to James Madison, even as it voted to erect a bronze equestrian statue of him in Roman dress with a truncheon in his right hand and a laurel wreath encircling his brow.
The laurel wreath was this time woven about silver locks; the gathered-in harvest was ripe and golden.”
A laurel wreath crowned the portrait of a beloved hero, near and dear to many in the room; whilst over its frame hung, worked in scarlet berries,
The third was a SWORD, with a laurel wreath on the point, the motto, Here is no shame to the vanquished.