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Definition of "coronation" []

  • The act or ceremony of crowning a sovereign or the sovereign's consort. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "coronation" in a sentence
  • "'I hear,' wrote Walpole of what he calls the coronation at Oxford, 'my Lord Westmoreland's own retinue was all be-James'd with true-blue ribands.'"
  • "However, not too many people tuned in for the debut causing it to receive a poor coronation from the Nielsens with only a 1.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic and right around 6 million total viewers."
  • "Her notion that this election was 'stolen' from her is based upon her opinion that it was going to be a coronation from the beginning."