Civic crown


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(Rom. Antiq.) a crown or garland of oak leaves and acorns, bestowed on a soldier who had saved the life of a citizen in battle.

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Lord Mayor of Liverpool, Cllr Mike Storey, said: "The Town Hall is the jewel in our civic crown and is steeped in history, with many grand and ornate features.