VCR Lesson 4 Presentation
by Neha Suresh
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plural noun: regalia
the emblems or insignia of royalty, especially the crown, scepter, and other ornaments used at a coronation.
--the distinctive clothing worn and ornaments carried at formal occasions as an indication of status.
Example-"Bishop of Florence in full regalia"
- The first known use of the word was during mid 16th century
1.Array-To dress or decorate, especially in a splendid or impressive attire
2.Caparison-An ornamental covering (for a horse)
1.tatters(to dress ragged)
Different uses of 'regalia'
2.Some emblems, symbols, or paraphernalia possessed by rulers are a visual representation of imperial, royal or sovereign status.
3.Some regalia objects are presented and/or used in the formal ceremonial of enthronement/coronation(a crown or a scepter), such as a Bible used for swearing in the monarch as the new sovereign.
4.Regalia can also stand for other attributes or virtues, i.e. what is expected from the holder.
Exercise-Locate the incorrect Example
2. Among those attending, amid flowers and regalia, were the entire Dutch royal family.
3. The poor family's regalia has not improved in a very long time.
4. The guests admired the regalia of the museum.