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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ And she's got the tiara to prove it.
▪ Both wore tiaras and sashes, which made me feel better about having put on a tie.
▪ Elton John: Go on, wear the tiara.
▪ Obediently, Martha studied the image of a glassy-eyed young white woman in a long white dress and tiara.
▪ Popes were not always above pawning their tiaras.
▪ The tiara had not glittered in Nicandra's wedding veil.
▪ The pointed tiara flashed as she moved.
▪ Try tiaras and crowns and always wear hair below your jawline to create the illusion of length.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Tiara \Ti*a"ra\, n. [L., from Gr. ?, ?; of Persian origin.]

  1. A form of headdress worn by the ancient Persians. According to Xenophon, the royal tiara was encircled with a diadem, and was high and erect, while those of the people were flexible, or had rims turned over.

  2. The pope's triple crown. It was at first a round, high cap, but was afterward encompassed with a crown, subsequently with a second, and finally with a third. Fig.: The papal dignity.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1550s, "headdress of the Persian kings" (also worn by men of rank), from Latin tiara, from Greek tiara, of unknown origin. Earlier in anglicized form tiar (1510s). As a richly jeweled headband in Western wear, 1650s (tiar; 1718 as tiara). Related: Tiaraed.


n. 1 The papal crown. 2 An ornamental coronet.


n. a crown-like jewelled headdress worn by women on formal occasions


A tiara (from , from ) is a jeweled, ornamental crown worn by women. It is worn during formal occasions, particularly if the dress code is white tie.

Tiara (disambiguation)

A tiara is a form of crown.

Tiara may also refer to:

  • HMS Tiara (P351), British submarine
  • Proton Tiara, Malaysian car
  • T-ara, South Korean girl group
  • Tiara Air, Aruba-based airline
  • Tiara Records, US-based record label
  • Tiara Yachts, US-based boat manufacturer
  • Continental Tiara series of aircraft engines
  • A name used in some markets for the Toyota Corona's T20 and T30 series sedan models
  • Track #10 on American rock musician Eric Carr's posthumous 1999 album Rockology

People with the name Tiara include:

  • Tiara (singer), Japanese singer-songwriter.
  • Tiara Jacquelina, Malaysian actress
  • Tiara Purifoy, participant in American Idol (season 3)
TIARA (database)

The Integrated Archive of Short-Read and Array (TIARA) database contains personal genomic information obtained from next generation sequencing techniques and ultra-high-resolution comparative genomic hybridization.

Usage examples of "tiara".

Last he put on a baseball cap from the Tiara Casino, the logo of which was the best hand in Kansas City Lowball, 7-5-4-3-2 unsuited.

The gist of it is that Osmond was the fellow who knocked Lady Rosnay down, that he stole her tiara, and that he did Luttrell in because Luttrell knew too much, accused him or was standing in with him or tried to blackmail him - pay your money and take your choice.

Lady Rosnay knocked down in the dark, tiara stolen, at the moment when Osmond was somewhere upstairs.

A vision in tiered and tasseled skirt of embroidered flame and saffron, a short-sleeved coat upon his upper body, and on his head a towerlike tiara tied round with the white ribbon of the diadem.

Snowdon dress the children in rational little outfits, in bright, happy colors that matched, no stripes disagreeing with plaids, no unsanctioned dress-up boas and diamond tiaras and space-gear stun guns strapped to pipe-cleaner hips.

Order of Knights of the Temple was at its very origin devoted to the cause of opposition to the tiara of Rome and the crowns of Kings, and the Apostolate of Kabalistic Gnosticism was vested in its chiefs.

Tigranes fled a second time, so certain he would be captured that he gave his tiara and diadem to one of his sons to keep, exhorting the princeling to gallop faster because he was younger and lighter.

Felix, renouncing the tiara, again withdrew to the devout or delicious hermitage of Ripaille.

They also own the Tiara Hotel in Las Vegas, and this is the headquarters of Seraffimo Spang and also, to benefit from the Nevada tax laws, the company offices of the House of Diamonds.

The tarnished tiara with most of its glass diamonds missing was tangled in strands of her hair and tilted to the side of her head.

The rest of the parure consisted of a necklace of single roses which could be used also as a simple tiara, a brooch with flowers and leaves mounted en tremblant, and a pair of bracelets to match the necklace.

But under smirk and wig and tiara is the body with its unsharable physiological processes, is the psyche with its insights and sudden graces, its abysmal imbecilities and its unavowable desires.

It depicted the Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV barefoot in the snow at Canossa, but with one foot on the neck of Pope Gregory the Great, who lay prone, his tiara knocked off, his face ignominiously buried in a snowdrift.

Her silver tiara and cornrowed hair were streaked with blood from a sliced ear.

Seized by her cornrowed hair so her tiara twisted, Star was held against the musty robes of two acolytes.