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coronation
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Definition the 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • "I command the council to make all the necessary arrangements for my coronation," the boy proclaimed.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Game of Thrones
  • I was worried, but with the impending Coronation, it seemed about the only course available to us, and I decided to go along for the whole ride.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Nine Princes in Amber
  • Or are you a ... a Coronation Street person?
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • The King of Ceilan rode through his city with a large ruby in his hand, at the ceremony of his coronation.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • A whoreson cold, sir, a cough, sir, which I caught with ringing in the king's affairs upon his coronation-day, sir.
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry IV, Part 2

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