throne room

noun

Definition of throne room 

: a formal audience room containing the throne of a sovereign

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The official trailer showed T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) entering the throne room in a rotating shot promising Wakanda’s new king would shake up the status quo. Valerie Kalfrin, The Hollywood Reporter, "The Shot Turning the Marvel Universe Upside Down," 5 May 2018 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, BostonGlobe.com, "Were cannibals really so bad?," 2 June 2018 Prince William and Kate Middleton‘s official photo, taken in the throne room at Buckingham Palace after their 2011 wedding, is much more formal than Meghan and Harry’s. Stephanie Petit, PEOPLE.com, "Royal Wedding Photographer Reveals the 'Magic Word' That Got All 10 Kids to Behave for Portrait," 23 May 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 Locations include M'Baku's throne room, T'Challa's office and the Hall of Kings in Necropolis, where the Heart-Shaped Herb is grown. Ryan Parker, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Black Panther' Production Designer Shares Gorgeous Set Photos," 1 Mar. 2018 Look no further for supporting evidence than visions both Daenerys and Bran have had of the Red Keep throne room destroyed and covered in snow, as well as Bran seeing a dragon flying over King’s Landing. Megan Mccluskey, Time, "This Compelling Game of Thrones Theory May Reveal the Night King's Ultimate Plan," 13 Feb. 2018 But the most striking shot is the last one—in it, Rey takes and wields what looks like Kylo Ren's red lightsaber during some kind of altercation in Snoke's red throne room. Samuel Axon, Ars Technica, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," 8 Dec. 2017

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1787, in the meaning defined above

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