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Definition of "laurel wreath" [laurel wreath]

  • A wreath worn on the head as a symbol of victory. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "laurel wreath" in a sentence
  • "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 third was a SWORD, with a laurel wreath on the point, the motto, Here is no shame to the vanquished."