coronation

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cor·o·na·tion

 (kôr′ə-nā′shən, kŏr′-)
n.
The act or ceremony of crowning a sovereign or the sovereign's consort.

[Middle English coronacioun, from Medieval Latin corōnātiō, corōnātiōn-, from Latin corōnātus, past participle of corōnāre, to crown, from corōna, crown; see crown.]

coronation

(ˌkɒrəˈneɪʃən)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the act or ceremony of crowning a monarch
[C14: from Old French, from coroner to crown, from Latin corōnāre]

cor•o•na•tion

(ˌkɔr əˈneɪ ʃən, ˌkɒr-)

n.
the act or ceremony of crowning a king, queen, or other sovereign.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Anglo-French < Medieval Latin corōnātiō = Latin coronā(re) to deck with garlands, crown, v. derivative of corōna crown + -tio -tion]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coronation - the ceremony of installing a new monarchcoronation - the ceremony of installing a new monarch
induction, initiation, installation - a formal entry into an organization or position or office; "his initiation into the club"; "he was ordered to report for induction into the army"; "he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame"
Translations
bekroning
korunovace
kroning
kronado
राजतिलक
koronázáskoronázási szertartás
krÿning
karūnavimas
kronēšana
taç giyme töreni

coronation

[ˌkɒrəˈneɪʃən] Ncoronación f

coronation

[ˌkɒrəˈneɪʃən] ncouronnement m

coronation

n
Krönung f
in cpdsKrönungs-; coronation robesKrönungsgewänder pl

coronation

[ˌkɒrəˈneɪʃn] nincoronazione f

coronation

(korəˈneiʃən) noun
the act or ceremony of crowning a king or queen.
References in classic literature ?
It was at the time of the coronation of Napoleon, in 1804.
25 Frimaire; year XIII; Coronation of the Emperor Napoleon by his Holiness, Pius VII.
This is the custom of sending on a basket-woman, who is to precede the pomp at a coronation, and to strew the stage with flowers, before the great personages begin their procession.
In Frankfort at the Romer was a great mask-ball, at the coronation festival, and in the illuminated saloon, the clanging music invited to dance, and splendidly appeared the rich toilets and charms of the ladies, and the festively costumed Princes and Knights.
I should like to have seen a gallery of coronation beauties, at Westminster Abbey, confronted for a moment by this band of island girls; their stiffness, formality, and affectation, contrasted with the artless vivacity and unconcealed natural graces of these savage maidens.
Today was a great day for him- the anniversary of his coronation.
And so anon was the coronation made," Malory goes on to tell us, "and there was Arthur sworn unto his lords and to the commons for to be a true king, to stand with true justice from henceforth the days of his life.
The King of Ceilan rode through his city with a large ruby in his hand, as the ceremony of his coronation.
Hall described Henry VIII, on his way to the Tower previous to his coronation, as wearing "a jacket of raised gold, the placard embroidered with diamonds and other rich stones, and a great bauderike about his neck of large balasses.
The orphreys were divided into panels representing scenes from the life of the Virgin, and the coronation of the Virgin was figured in coloured silks upon the hood.
In '61, the year of the coronation of our King Louis XI.
I was then in Germany, attracted thither by the wars in that country, which have not yet been brought to a termination; and as I was returning to the army from the coronation of the emperor, the setting in of winter arrested me in a locality where, as I found no society to interest me, and was besides fortunately undisturbed by any cares or passions, I remained the whole day in seclusion, with full opportunity to occupy my attention with my own thoughts.