- the act or ceremony of crowning a king, queen, or other sovereign.
Origin of coronation
Examples from the Web for coronation
Contemporary Examples of coronation
Was her coronation as the future queen of pop soul made in haste?The Swedish Queen of Soulful Pop: Mapei Won’t Wait for You to Listen
October 16, 2014
Apparently Democrats do want a coronation but is it because they do not have better choices?
Therefore, the question “Do Democrats really want a Hillary Clinton coronation?”
On February 23, Coronation Day, El Chapo arrived with three bands.Drug Cartel Beauty Queens Face an Ugly End
February 26, 2014
For a story about the coronation of King George VI in 1935, Cartier-Bresson rather notably took zero pictures of the monarch.The True Henri Cartier-Bresson
February 13, 2014
Historical Examples of coronation
And then came the pious climax of Coronation, America, and the Doxology.Meadow Grass
This is a gentleman on his travels, come to see the coronation.
Since the coronation, her feelings have undergone a marked development.
But Mr. Simpson, it seemed, was not yet ready to proceed with the coronation.Cy Whittaker's Place
Joseph C. Lincoln
Sully suspended the preparations for the coronation, and sought the Queen.The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series
- the act or ceremony of crowning a monarch
Word Origin for coronation
late 14c., from Late Latin coronationem (nominative coronatio) "a crowning," from past participle stem of Latin coronare "to crown," from corona "crown" (see crown (n.)).