Origin of tiara
Examples from the Web for tiara
I also catch a peek at an attractive blond woman wearing a light gold dress, a tiara and a sash that reads "Miss Golden Berries."Backstage at the Razzie Awards, Honoring Hollywood’s Worst Films|David Eckstein|March 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was the first time she has worn a tiara since the royal wedding.
The tiara previously belonged to the Queen Mother who bequeathed it to Princess Margaret.
The tiara, designed by British designer Slim Barrett, is set to sell somewhere between £18,000 and £25,000.Victoria Beckham’s Wedding Tiara to Hit the Block; Burberry Selects New Chief Design Officer|The Fashion Beast Team|November 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Dakota graduated high school, where she was homecoming queen—“She had the tiara and everything!”Elle Fanning on ‘Ginger & Rosa,’ Her Fashion Sense, Crush on Ryan Gosling, and More|Marlow Stern|March 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Pope, throughout this tragic affair, followed the directions of the French king, to whom he owed his tiara.Old and New Paris, v. 1|Henry Sutherland Edwards
Tiara now went to the telephone in the hallway and called for a carriage.The Hindered Hand|Sutton E. Griggs
It was large enough to form the centerpiece of some stately necklace or tiara.The Message|Louis Tracy
I expect our room upstairs will look rather wrecky before I get that tiara.The Second Mrs. Tanqueray|Sir Arthur Wing Pinero
She held the sickle as her sceptre, and a tiara composed of the bearded grain covered her brow.The Headsman|James Fenimore Cooper
British Dictionary definitions for tiara
- a headdress worn by the pope, consisting of a beehive-shaped diadem surrounded by three coronets
- the office or rank of pope
Word Origin for tiara
Word Origin and History for tiara
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).