crown jewel


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crown jewel

1. A precious jewel that is part of or featured on a monarch's or sovereign's regalia. Just one crown jewel from the Queen's regalia is worth enough money to buy a small country.
2. An asset or possession prized as being the best of a group of similar things. This vintage 1965 Corvette Stingray is the crown jewel of my car collection. The works of Shakespeare are the crown jewels of English drama.
See also: crown, jewel
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These so-called crown jewels are the prized real estate belonging to the government of any country.
The Gibson Monarch Crown Jewel Edition, first created in mid-1990s, has become the ultimate custom edition of Gibson's world famous Super Jumbo acoustic guitar.
The indications we have been given is our crown jewels will be shown on the main ITV channel," he said.
Phillips says she hopes to add another Crown Jewel Club at a downtown school this fall, hopefully Ninth Street Elementary, where a sizable portion of the student body is struggling with homelessness.
Although this decision will further delay the project's startup, we remain determined to see that Crown Jewel goes into production," Herald said.
Sealy introduced the Posturepedic Crown Jewel last fall and began shipping the upper-end line in January.
Well, T in the Park is our crown jewel in Scotland so you had better protect that.
This is a crown jewel,'' said transit advocate Kymberleigh Richards, who serves on the MTA's Valley Governance Council.
Battle Mountain Gold and Crown Resources began the process of opening the Crown Jewel Mine in Washington early this decade.
We look forward to strengthening Luray Caverns position as the crown jewel of Virginia's Blue Ridge.
PBS' crown jewel has been sorrily undervalued; if viewers and sponsors are as blithe in their benign neglect as King George V and Queen Mary are depicted as being toward their son John, one of the few American series that routinely aspires to greatness (even if it relies heavily on British TV producers to do so) may be buried as tragically as Johnny will be next week.
Spain's Banco Santander Central Hispano (BSCH) snatched the crown jewel of Brazil's privatization program, Banco del Estado de Sao Paulo (Banespa) after years of legal wrangling and massive protests that repeatedly delayed the auction.
BMG) said that it has been notified by the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture that the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Crown Jewel mine has been vacated, and that the Plan of Operations (POO) for the property cannot presently be approved.
The Miss America Pageant is now in its second year as yet another crown jewel on Vegas' famous strip.