Definition of coronation in English:

coronation

Line breaks: cor¦on|ation
Pronunciation: /kɒrəˈneɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

  • The ceremony of crowning a sovereign or a sovereign’s consort: the Queen’s coronation
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    • It is here the kings of Nepal have long been crowned and their coronations solemnized.
    • The rhythm of life was punctuated by the ceremonies that accompanied the coronations, marriages, births, and deaths of princes, by entertainment offered to foreign dignitaries, and by the celebration of the cycle of religious feasts.
    • This was where all royal weddings were held as well as other sacred ceremonies other than coronations.
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Origin

late Middle English: via Old French from medieval Latin coronatio(n-), from coronare 'to crown, adorn with a garland', from corona (see crown).

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