- the ensigns or emblems of royalty, as the crown or scepter.
- the decorations, insignia, or ceremonial clothes of any office or order.
- rich, fancy, or dressy clothing; finery: guests wearing formal party regalia.
- royal rights or privileges.
Origin of regalia
Examples from the Web for regalia
Contemporary Examples of regalia
In his mind, “Yedu Nesu has the sole rights to market, distribute and manufacture the brand…the Robert Mugabe regalia.”Robert Mugabe-Inspired Fashion Line Lands In Hot Water
Misty White Sidell
March 14, 2013
I had to take it off today because I had to go vote and you're not allowed in the polling places with Obama regalia.Where We Found Ethan Hawke, Harvey Weinstein, and Jessica Alba Last Night
November 5, 2008
Historical Examples of regalia
This morning both he and the Keith girl were arrayed in the gayest of summer regalia.Mary-'Gusta
Joseph C. Lincoln
He married the maiden, and with her got a jewel or talisman which is preserved with the regalia.The Evolution of the Dragon
G. Elliot Smith
It looks beautiful bejeweled; on the end of a sword; or worked into regalia.Quiet Talks on Power
Just you get me the regalia in Britstown—a pink flag and red lantern.On the Heels of De Wet
The Intelligence Officer
Then he had the regalia he had worn in his last audiovisual to Angus dusted off.Space Viking
Henry Beam Piper
- the ceremonial emblems or robes of royalty, high office, an order, etc
- any splendid or special clothes; finery
Word Origin for regalia
1530s, "rights and powers of a king, royal privilege," from Latin regalia "royal things," noun use of neuter plural of regalis (see regal). Meaning "decorations or insignia of an order" first recorded 1670s.