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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Medieval Latin
Origin: Latin, from regalis; REGAL

regalia

noun
     
Related topics: Clothes
re‧ga‧li‧a [uncountable]
PGODCC traditional clothes and decorations, used at official ceremonies:
the royal regalia (=worn by a king or queen)
a pipe band in full regalia (=wearing all their traditional clothes, decorations etc)

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