throne room


Definition of throne room

: a formal audience room containing the throne of a sovereign

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The castle's extravagant throne room, with an exquisite mosaic floor depicting a visual encyclopedia of animals and plants, was modeled in a Neo-Byzantine style to emphasize his royal status. Rick Steves, USA TODAY, "European royalty's most over-the-top summer retreats, from Versailles to Neuschwanstein," 8 July 2019 GoT fans are particularly focused on the scene in which Drogon burns down the Iron Throne with his own dragonfire, seemingly in an emotional rage after finding his mother, Daenerys, stabbed to death on the floor of the throne room. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Game of Thrones Finale Script Reveals Why Drogon Burned the Iron Throne Down," 1 Aug. 2019 The throne room is decorated with mosaics of warriors and elephants in mirrored glass, arranged like refrigerator magnets on its scarlet walls. Ewen Bell, National Geographic, "Discover why Laos is the world’s next great foodie destination," 10 July 2019 Known as lamassu in the ancient Sumerian language, they were thought to be spirit guardians so they were set at city gates, palace entrances and the threshold of throne rooms. Alissa J. Rubin, New York Times, "In Iraq Museum, There Are Things ‘That Are Nowhere Else in the World’," 9 June 2019 Provide a photo of your precious pup or fabulous feline, and the digital artists at Crown & Paw will create a Renaissance-style portrait of your beloved pet worthy of hanging in the throne room of a grand castle—or at least in your living room. Michele Petry, House Beautiful, "Here's How to Turn Your Pet Into a Renaissance Masterpiece," 17 May 2019 Junior uses his amazing Jedi powers to teleport himself and Luke to SNOKE’s throne room. Scott Meslow, GQ, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," 22 June 2018 Toward the end of the film, several Wakandans are in the Jabari throne room with CIA agent Everett Ross, one of the film’s few white characters, and the head of the Jabari tribe, M’Baku. Pallavi Kottamasu,, "Were cannibals really so bad?," 2 June 2018 William and Kate posed in Buckingham Palace's throne room after their wedding on April 29, 2011. Megan Friedman, Town & Country, "How Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Official Portraits Compare to Prince William and Kate Middleton's," 21 May 2018

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1787, in the meaning defined above

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