What does the word coronation mean?

Usage examples for coronation

  1. As for the old palace attached to the basilica, the episcopal palace where the kings of France were wont to repose on the day of their coronation, it is nothing more than a ruin, without windows or roof, blackened all over by tongues of flame. – War by Pierre Loti
  2. He cannot pass, in His coronation procession, through the world unless He has us, by whom He may be carried into every corner of the earth. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren