coronationnoun [ C ]uk /ˌkɒr.əˈneɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌkɔːr.əˈneɪ.ʃən/
Examples from literature
- And now we must prepare for the coronation.
- He sat, too, for his coronation portrait, as it was called, in Buckingham Palace.
- King Henry II., of England, crowned his son as king, and on the day of coronation put on a servant's garb and waited, he, the king, at the son's table, to the astonishment of all the princes.
- On the occasion of the coronation his Majesty made magnificent presents to the metropolitan church.
- The churches, the chimes, the palace, the coronation chapel, and the street scenes are enough to drive one mad with interest.
- The famous British coronation pictures were superb and they gained immensely by the rich color effects.