ascend (to) the throne

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Definition of ascend (to) the throne

: to become a king or queen He ascended the throne after the death of his father. In Shakespeare's play, Macbeth kills the king and ascends to the throne.

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“Ascend (to) the throne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ascend%20%28to%29%20the%20throne. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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