HyperDic: laurel_wreath

English > 2 senses of the expression laurel wreath:
NOUNcommunicationlaurel wreath, decoration, medal, medallion, palm, ribbonan award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
artifactlaurel wreath, laurel, bay wreath(antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory
English > laurel wreath: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event.
Synonymsdecoration, medal, medallion, palm, ribbon
NarrowerAir MedalA United States Air Force decoration for meritorious achievement while participating in an aerial flight
Bronze Star Medal, Bronze StarA United States military decoration awarded for meritorious service (except in aerial flight)
Croix de GuerreA French military decoration for gallantry
Distinguished Conduct MedalA British military decoration for distinguished conduct in the field
Distinguished Flying CrossA United States Air Force decoration for heroism while participating in an aerial flight
Distinguished Service CrossA United States Army decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy / enemy
Distinguished Service MedalA United States military decoration for meritorious service in wartime duty of great responsibility
Distinguished Service OrderA British military decoration for special service in action
Medaille MilitaireA French military decoration
Medal of Honor, Congressional Medal of HonorThe highest U.S. military decoration awarded for bravery and valor in action 'above and beyond the call of duty'
Navy CrossA United States Navy decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy / enemy
Oak Leaf ClusterA United States military decoration consisting of bronze or silver oak leaves and acorns awarded to anyone who has won a given medal before
Order of the Purple Heart, Purple HeartA United States military decoration awarded to any member of the armed forces who is wounded in action
Silver Star Medal, Silver StarA United States military decoration for gallantry in action
Victoria CrossA British military decoration for gallantry
Broaderaward, accolade, honor, honour, laurelsA tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
Spanishcondecoración, medalla, medallón
Catalancondecoració, medalla, medalló
English > laurel wreath: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaning(antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory.
Synonymslaurel, bay wreath
CategoryantiquityThe historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
RegionGreece, Hellenic Republic, EllasA republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula
Broaderwreath, garland, coronal, chaplet, leiflower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
Spanishcorona de laurel, lauréola
Catalancorona de llorer, laurèola

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