throne room


Definition of throne room

: a formal audience room containing the throne of a sovereign

Examples of throne room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So far, the group has modeled the main hall, the crown display and the throne room. Theresa Machemer, Smithsonian Magazine, "Volunteers Digitally Revive Japan’s Shuri Castle Following October Fire," 2 Jan. 2020 Gérard painted a number of these commemorative portraits, including a full-length version for the throne room at Palais des Tuileries in Paris. Gavin Morrison, Dallas News, "Mystery solved: The surprising backstory of that Napoleon portrait hanging in the Adolphus hotel bar," 30 July 2020 And just as Dolores Skywalker was about to perish, Darth Maeve turned against Emperor Serac in his black-and-red throne room. James Hibberd,, "Westworld season 3 finale recap: Apocalypse now," 4 May 2020 Update the throne room by cleaning the tile and grout, replacing shower curtains with glass panels and finding a large-format porcelain or ceramic tile for big impact on the floor. Washington Post, "‘Alexa, turn on the shower’: Smart devices are transforming the bathroom," 26 Feb. 2020 After the brouhaha in the throne room, Kylo, in a bid to get Rey to rule alongside him, forces her to admit that her parents were nobodies, just a pair of filthy drunk traders who sold her out for drinking money. Lauren Morgan,, "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker," 21 Dec. 2019 The Set Is a Star, Too A scene change in the middle of Act II revealed the dazzling imperial throne room, which throws off something like a zillion lumens. Michael Cooper, New York Times, "The Met’s Herculean Task: 4 Operas in 48 Hours," 25 Oct. 2019 After the final episode of Game of Thrones season 8 aired in May, some fans were confused as to why Drogon didn’t take revenge on Jon for killing his mother after finding Jon standing over her body in the Red Keep throne room. Megan Mccluskey, Time, "Game of Thrones," 18 Sep. 2019 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

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First Known Use of throne room

1787, in the meaning defined above

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“Throne room.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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