Part of speech: noun

The act or ceremony of crowning a monarch.

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Usage examples "coronation":

  1. Both queens received special coronation apart from their husbands; they held considerable estates which they administered through their own officers, and were frequently composed of escheated honors. - "Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed.", S. A. Reilly.
  2. 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", Pierre Loti.
  3. 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)", Alexander Maclaren.