coronation

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noun cor·o·na·tion \ˌkȯr-ə-ˈnā-shən, ˌkär-\

Definition of coronation

  1. :  the act or occasion of crowning; also :  accession to the highest office

Examples of coronation in a sentence

  1. the coronation of Queen Elizabeth

Origin and Etymology of coronation

Middle English coronacion, from Anglo-French, from coroner to crown


First Known Use: 14th century


CORONATION Defined for English Language Learners

coronation

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noun cor·o·na·tion \ˌkȯr-ə-ˈnā-shən, ˌkär-\

Definition of coronation for English Language Learners

  • : a ceremony in which a crown is placed on the head of a new king or queen


CORONATION Defined for Kids

coronation

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noun cor·o·na·tion \ˌkȯr-ə-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of coronation for Students

  1. :  the act or ceremony of crowning a king or queen



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