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 and Etymology 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
Rhymes with throne
blown, bone, clone, cone, crone, drone, flown, groan, grown, hone, known, loan, lone, moan, Mon, none, own, phone, pone, prone, Rhône, roan, Saône, scone, sone, stone, tone, zone
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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