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regalia Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun paraphernalia indicative of royalty (or other high office)
  2. noun especially fine or decorative clothing
    array; raiment.

Re*ga"li*a noun plural
LL., from L. regalisregal. See Regal.
  1. That which belongs to royalty. Specifically: (a) The rights and prerogatives of a king. (b) Royal estates and revenues. (c) Ensings, symbols, or paraphernalia of royalty.
  2. Hence, decorations or insignia of an office or order, as of Freemasons, Odd Fellows,etc.
  3. Sumptuous food; delicacies. Obs. Cotton. Brande & C.
Re*ga"li*a noun
  1. A kind of cigar of large size and superior quality; also, the size in which such cigars are classed.

Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

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