\tɪˈɑːɹə], \tɪˈɑːɹə], \t_ɪ__ˈɑː_ɹ_ə]\
Definitions of TIARA
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- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
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- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
The lofty ornamental head-dress of the ancient Persians: a head-dress : the mitre of the Jewish highpriest. Also the popeâ€™s triple crown. The tiara and keys are the badges of the papal dignity; the tiara of his civil rank, and the Keys of his jurisdiction. In its present form it is composed of a high cap of cloth of gold, encircled by three coronets, with a mound and cross of gold at the top. From the cap hang two pendants, embroidered and fringed at the ends, and semee of crosses of gold. The cap alone was first adopted by Damasus II. in 1048. It afterwards bad a plain circlet of gold put round it. It was surmounted with a coronet by Boniface VIII. The second coronet was added by Benedict XIL, to indicate the prerogatives of spiritual and temporal power. It is not known who first adopted the third coronet, indicative of the Trinity; some say Urban V., others John XXII., John XXIII, or Benedict XII.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [French] An ornamental hat or turban worn by the ancient Persian kings and dignitaries, of different forms according to their rank;- the head-dress worn by the Pope on ceremonial occasions, in the form of three crowns piled one above the other, studded with precious stones, and surmounted by an orb and cross, from which depends on either side a chain of jewels.
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