regalia


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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.
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With equal celerity he stripped him of his harness and his arms, and tearing off his own, donned the regalia of the dead man.
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