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re·ga·lia

 (rĭ-gāl′yə, -gā′lē-ə)
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
1. The emblems and symbols of royalty, such as the crown and scepter.
2. The rights and privileges of royalty.
3. The distinguishing symbols of a rank, office, order, or society.
4. Magnificent attire; finery.

[Medieval Latin rēgālia, from Latin, neuter pl. of rēgālis, regal; see regal.]

regalia

(rɪˈɡeɪlɪə)
pl n (sometimes functioning as singular)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the ceremonial emblems or robes of royalty, high office, an order, etc
2. (Clothing & Fashion) any splendid or special clothes; finery
[C16: from Medieval Latin: royal privileges, from Latin rēgālis regal1]

re•ga•li•a

(rɪˈgeɪ li ə, -ˈgeɪl yə)

n.pl.
1. the ensigns or emblems of royalty, as the crown or scepter.
2. the decorations, insignia, or ceremonial clothes of any office or order.
3. fancy or dressy clothing; finery.
[1530–40; < Medieval Latin rēgālia things pertaining to a king, n. use of neuter pl. of Latin rēgālis regal]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.regalia - paraphernalia indicative of royalty (or other high office)regalia - paraphernalia indicative of royalty (or other high office)
crown jewels - regalia (jewelry and other paraphernalia) worn by a sovereign on state occasions
appurtenance, paraphernalia, gear - equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
2.regalia - especially fine or decorative clothingregalia - especially fine or decorative clothing
article of clothing, clothing, habiliment, wearable, vesture, wear - a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
war paint - full ceremonial regalia

regalia

plural noun trappings, gear, decorations, finery, apparatus, emblems, paraphernalia, garb, accoutrements, rigout (informal) a military band in full regalia

regalia

noun
Showy and elaborate clothing or apparel:
Translations
královské insignieznaky
regalier
jelvényekkoronaékszerek
konungsgersemar, veldistákn konungstignarmerki
regalijos
kráľovské insígnieznaky
gösterişli kıyafetkrallık simgeleritören giysisi

regalia

[rɪˈgeɪlɪə] NPL (= royal trappings) → atributos mpl; (gen) (= insignia) → insignias fpl

regalia

[rɪˈgeɪliə] n (= ceremonial clothes and objects) → apparat m
in full regalia → en grand apparat

regalia

plInsignien pl; she was in full regalia (hum)sie war in großer Gala or Aufmachung (hum)

regalia

[rɪˈgeɪlɪə] n (royal trappings) → insegne fpl reali; (gen, insignia) → abiti mpl da cerimonia

regalia

(rəˈgeiliə) noun singular or plural
1. objects (eg the crown and sceptre) which are a sign of royalty, used eg at a coronation.
2. any ornaments, ceremonial clothes etc which are worn as a sign of a person's importance or authority.
References in classic literature ?
They tramped gayly along, over decaying logs, through tangled underbrush, among solemn monarchs of the forest, hung from their crowns to the ground with a drooping regalia of grape-vines.
But why, then, those arms and the regalia of a Tharkian chieftain?
Yes, Dejah Thoris, I too am a prisoner; my name is John Carter, and I claim Virginia, one of the United States of America, Earth, as my home; but why I am permitted to wear arms I do not know, nor was I aware that my regalia was that of a chieftain.
The trip to the beach was uneventful, and the morning after they dropped anchor before the cabin, Tarzan, garbed once more in his jungle regalia and carrying a spade, set out alone for the amphitheater of the apes where lay the treasure.
With equal celerity he stripped him of his harness and his arms, and tearing off his own, donned the regalia of the dead man.
He arrayed himself in the regalia of millionaires and presidents; he took himself to the quarter where life is brightest and showiest, and there dined with taste and luxury.
if some of the fine art or civic regalia collections were pruned instead ?
They are known as the "Welsh crown jewels" - and now some of the most symbolic regalia relating to the monarchy's place here are to return to Wales.
The Siksika First Nation is one step closer to bringing Chief Crowfoot's regalia home from England.
These people wear their regalia with pride and so we take care to manufacture the ribbon to the very highest quality.
Most of these acres are in high value specialty crops, but also includes acres of our recent launch of Regalia Rx in row crops.
130s in the free practice to pile the pressure on championship leader Facu Regalia of ART ahead of the GP3 Series title showdown on Friday.