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di·a·dem
n.

1. A crown worn as a sign of royalty.
2. Royal power or dignity.


tr.v. di·a·demed, di·a·dem·ing, di·a·dems


Middle English diademe, from Old French, from Latin diadma, from Greek, band, from diadein, to bind around : dia-, dia- + dein, d-, to bind.
To adorn with or as if with a diadem.

Not so, when diadem'd with rays divine. --Pope.

To terminate the evil, To diadem the right. --R. H. Neale.
by niz_manc December 01, 2004
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