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coronation

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Definition a ceremony of installing a new monarch (new king or queen)
  • She watched Queen Elizabeth's coronation.
coronation = the ceremony of installing a new monarch (king or queen)
  • looked more like a coronation than an inauguration
  • he was talked about for a week; then the coronation of the queen of England took place, followed by the theft of Mademoiselle Mars's diamonds; and so people talked of something else.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • The disarray of the queendom didn't lend itself to pomp and circumstance, so Alyss kept her coronation ceremony short and to the point.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • coronation = a ceremony of installing a new monarch (new king or queen)
  • Let us now proceed to the coronation of King Frank of Narnia and Helen his Queen.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Magician's Nephew
  • coronation = ceremony to install
  • There's order given for her coronation.
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry VIII
  • coronation = the ceremony of installing a new monarch
  • on, my coronation day... I swore an oath that, if once I established peace in Narnia, I would sail east
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Voyage of the Dawn Trader
  • coronation = ceremony of installing a new monarch
  • -polish this and make it ready for Alyss' coronation.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • coronation = a ceremony of installing a new monarch (new king or queen)
  • Prepare for my coronation at the Heart Crystal.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • coronation = a ceremony of installing a new monarch (new king or queen)
  • The new queen and her retinue—Dodge, Bibwit, Hatter, Molly, General Doppelganger, the rook, and the knight—retired to Mount Isolation's Observation Dome after the coronation.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • coronation = a ceremony of installing a new monarch (new king or queen)
  • Soon after her coronation, and very hush-hush, Redd had the Heart Crystal moved to the fortress, and she could feel it now, shimmering in its secret chamber as she paced back and forth, listening to Bibwit Harte recite pages of In Queendom Speramus, which she was rewriting, the tutor acting as her secretary.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • coronation = a ceremony of installing a new monarch (new king or queen)
  • The coronation is part of the wedding.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • And more to this the immunity of the Church is promised both in Magna Carta and the King's own Coronation Oath!
    Robert Bolt  --  A Man for All Seasons
  • You wouldn't survive the coronation night.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • But when the Augur named Cain announces the coronation, I stifle a gasp.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • You only thought you missed the Coronation of Charlemagne!
    Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee  --  Inherit the Wind
  • She took charge and helped me pick out the dress I wouldwear for the coronation.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar
  • Let us go backward a few hours, and place ourselves in Westminster Abbey, at four o'clock in the morning of this memorable Coronation Day.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • And then it's all off to a nice island for a big coronation feast.
    Terry Pratchett  --  Nation
  • When I visited Felicia the following day, she was dressed in her coronation gown, her crown, and all her necklaces.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban

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