Examples of throne in a Sentence
The king sat on his throne.
He is next in line for the throne.
the heir to the throne
Recent Examples of throne from the Web
Imperial Rome (36 B.C.-64 A.D.) This era of the Palatine belongs to the Augustan age, when Caesar’s heir Octavian assumed the throne as the sole leader of the Roman Empire.
The 33-year-old was installed earlier this month at the same time that King Salman declared his own 31-year-old son, Mohammed, as next in line to the throne.
Having finally obtained a fleet of ships via her alliance with Yara Greyjoy, Daenerys was last seen sailing for Westeros to take back her throne with fire and blood.
The King of Saudi Arabia promoted his son to be next in line for the throne, ousting the previous heir.
Thrones, then, was the rare adapted series without an ending.
Not being Ned’s son (bastard or otherwise) would weaken Jon’s claim to the Northern throne—which is exactly what Baelish wants.
Enter a magician (Astrid Berges-Frisbey) who has been sent by her wizardly kinfolk to help Arthur recognize his heritage and abet his ascension to the throne.
That could be enough to ward off pretenders to the throne.
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Definition of throne
1 : to seat on a throne
2 : to invest with kingly rank or power
1 : to sit on a throne
2 : to hold kingly power
First Known Use of throne
THRONE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of throne for English Language Learners
: the special chair for a king, queen, or other powerful person
the throne : the position of king or queen
THRONE Defined for Kids
Definition of throne for Students
1 : the chair used by a monarch or bishop for ceremonies
2 : the position of king or queen He is heir to the throne.
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