bay wreath


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Noun1.bay wreath - (antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victorybay wreath - (antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory
chaplet, coronal, lei, wreath, garland - flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
antiquity - the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
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Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov, the sponsor of the event, presented the winner with the bay wreath.
This elegant, aromatic, and distinctive variation on the bay wreath takes about 45 minutes to make.
In turn, their triumphant winners of the Isthmian and Nemena sports games were conferred crowns of parsley; rather in the same manner that bay wreaths were bestowed on Olympians.