throne room

noun

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 The palace model opens up for easy access to the detailed throne room, barbecue area and kitchen. Borys Kit, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 Feb. 2022 And not only that throne room, but the sets are so much more dynamic now. Devan Coggan, EW.com, 7 Jan. 2022 The fateful coming of the enemy to Dunsinane is foreshadowed by Dechant in the throne room, where columns were laid out with the same proportions as a colonnade of trees the invading forces would later pass through. CNN, 14 Jan. 2022 Fain takes some time to gloat in front of our guy Perrin before exiting stage right as if getting into the throne room of a previously impregnable city were the easiest thing in the world. Sean T. Collins, Vulture, 24 Dec. 2021 Visitors can move through the crests and coat of arms room into the military gallery and then arrive at the throne room, standing in front of what was quite literally the seat of power for the Romanov dynasty. Cai Pigliucci, CNN, 7 Dec. 2021 T'Challa's story is wildly different as well, leading him to the stars instead of the throne room of his home country of Wakanda. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, 19 Aug. 2021 Sylvie and Loki fight back to back in a scene that is a little reminiscent of the throne room battle in The Last Jedi. Lauren Morgan, EW.com, 30 June 2021 In Atheon’s throne room in particular, teams struggled with figuring out the proper ways to identify the oracles (close! Paul Tassi, Forbes, 23 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of throne room

1787, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of throne room was in 1787

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“Throne room.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/throne%20room. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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