place of honor

noun phrase

: a seat for someone who is being honored
During the ceremony, he was given a place of honor next to the president's wife.

Examples of place of honor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Over-the-knee boots previously ignored by the insiders have earned back their place of honor. Teresa Romero Martínez, Glamour, 24 Feb. 2024 Buy on Amazon The Elegant But Easy Cookbook Marion Burros' book will forever deserve a place of honor among cookbook devotees because of her world famous plum torte. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 14 Dec. 2023 The calendar stone had been installed in a place of honor in the National Museum in 1885. Merilee Grindle, Smithsonian Magazine, 23 Oct. 2023 Four years after burying Wilhelmina, the order’s founder, in a simple wood coffin in a corner of the property, the sisters decided to move her body into a customary place of honor inside their church. Ruth Graham, BostonGlobe.com, 9 Sep. 2023 Four years after burying Sister Wilhelmina, the order’s founder, in a simple wood coffin in a corner of the property, the sisters decided to move her body into a customary place of honor inside their church. Ruth Graham Katie Currid, New York Times, 9 Sep. 2023 Heads turned as the hot, hot cast iron was hoisted into its place of honor, delivering a delicious scent driven by those muted, but still telltale, sizzles and steam. Ann Maloney, Washington Post, 15 Aug. 2023 Each year’s piece was given a place of honor on the dining room table during the holidays: a distorted and chipped teacup, a plate with an image of Medusa rendered in marinara sauce, and mini snow globes disguised as salt and pepper shakers. Elizabeth Neumann Fuller, The Christian Science Monitor, 7 Aug. 2023 The magazine’s place of honor continued to dim through a series of corporate reshufflings that began in 2015 when the Society agreed to form a for-profit partnership with 21st Century Fox, which took majority control in exchange for $725 million. Paul Farhi, Anchorage Daily News, 28 June 2023

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“Place of honor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/place%20of%20honor. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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