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throne

noun
 
 
/θrəʊn/
[C] the special chair that a king or queen sits onChairs and seats
the throne the position of being king or queen: He came to the throne in 1936.Royalty, aristocracy and titles
Translations of “throne”
in Korean 왕위…
in Arabic عَرْش…
in French trône…
in Turkish taht…
in Italian trono…
in Chinese (Traditional) 王座, 王位…
in Russian трон…
in Polish tron…
in Spanish trono…
in Portuguese trono…
in German der Thron…
in Catalan tron…
in Japanese 王座…
in Chinese (Simplified) 王座, 王位…
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