civic wreath

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civic crown, civic wreath

In ancient Rome, an honorary ornament, consisting of a garland of oak leaves, on a monument to one who had saved the life of a Roman citizen in battle.
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The Civic Wreath Laying party followed suit, with dozens of organisations including the Royal British Legion, War Widows Association and representatives from different faiths placing poppies at its base.
20am, while the civic wreath laying party, including the Bishop of Birmingham, the Right Rev Mark Santer, will set off towards the monument from the Repertory Theatre at 10.
Coventry's civic wreaths were laid at the memorial by the city's Lord Mayor, Councillor Andy Matchet and Lady Mayoress Caron Matchet.