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enthronement

[en-throhn-muh nt]
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noun
  1. the act of enthroning.
  2. the state or occasion of being enthroned.
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Also en·thron·i·za·tion [en-throh-nuh-zey-shuh n] /ɛnˌθroʊ nəˈzeɪ ʃən/.

Origin of enthronement

First recorded in 1675–85; enthrone + -ment
Related formsre·en·throne·ment, noun
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Historical Examples

  • The picture of his enthronement must have been something to remember.

    The Little Manx Nation - 1891

    Hall Caine

  • So there had to be a dethronement as well as an enthronement.

  • Abdication of Mrs. Boodels and enthronement of the Regniati dynasty.

    Happy-Thought Hall

    F. C. Burnand

  • They arrived in time to witness the enthronement of the new Khan in August.

    A Book of Discovery

    Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge

  • This is the customary subject of the records of enthronement.