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Meaning of mural crown

mu'ral crown'

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  1. a golden crown formed with indentations to resemble a battlement, bestowed by the ancient Romans on the soldiers who first mounted the wall of a besieged place and there lodged a standard.
  2. Also calleda representation of an embattled coronet, often appearing on municipal arms.
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