Definition of Coronation

1. Noun. The ceremony of installing a new monarch.




Definition of Coronation

1. n. The act or solemnity of crowning a sovereign; the act of investing a prince with the insignia of royalty, on his succeeding to the sovereignty.

Definition of Coronation

1. Noun. The act or solemnity of crowning a sovereign; the act of investing a prince with the insignia of royalty, on his succeeding to the sovereignty. ¹

2. Noun. The pomp or assembly at a coronation. ¹

3. Noun. (slang ironic) An uncontested party leadership election. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coronation

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Literary usage of Coronation

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"From Otho I., however, unction accompanied coronation in each case. The German king was anointed on the head, breast, shoulders, arms, and hands; ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1902)
"The Manner of the coronation of King Charles the First of England at Westminster, 2 Feb. ... The coronation Book of Charles V of France. (Cottonian MS. ..."

3. Calendar of the Patent Rolls Preserved in the Public Record Office by Great Britain Public Record Office, Public Record Office, Great Britain (1891)
"... killed before the coronation ; and consequent abjuration of the realm. ... for the death of John Langhorn, killed before the coronation. ..."

4. The Law and Custom of the Constitution by William Reynell Anson (1907)
"As the conception of hereditary right strengthened, the its incon- importance of the election and coronation dwindled, and the venience- practical ..."

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