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Definition of mural crown in English:


1 Heraldry A representation of a city wall in the form of a crown, borne above the shield in the arms of distinguished soldiers and of some civic authorities.
Example sentences
  • The five embattlements on the mural crown represent the five campaigns in Europe during World War II.
  • Argent on a cross gules enfiled in pale by two mural crowns or a rose of the first stalked and leaved proper.
  • Above the mural crown is a garb or sheaf of wheat or corn used to represent farming.
2(In ancient Roman times) a crown or garland given to the soldier who was first to scale the wall of a besieged town.
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