Simple Definition of throne
: the special chair for a king, queen, or other powerful person
the throne : the position of king or queen
Examples of throne in a sentence
The king sat on his throne.
He is next in line for the throne.
the heir to the throne
Origin of throne
Middle English trone, throne, from Anglo-French trone, from Latin thronus, from Greek thronos — more at firm
First Known Use: 13th century
Definition of throne
1 : to seat on a throne
2 : to invest with kingly rank or power
1 : to sit on a throne
2 : to hold kingly power
First Known Use of throne
THRONE Defined for Kids
Definition of throne for Students
1 : the chair used by a monarch or bishop for ceremonies
2 : the position of king or queen <He is heir to the throne.>
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