coronation coronation  /ˌkɔ rə ˈneɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the ceremony of installing a new monarch

Usage(s):

  1. The pace of the modernization of Nepal is inversely proportional to the number of elephants that have been employed at its three most recent coronation ceremonies.
  2. Entering his coronation palaceactually, a sports arena disguised with flowers and rich draperiesEmperor Bokassa looked cool and calm.
  3. Coronation day remembrances were ready to be handed out.

News

  1. Sky Lantern blitzes to Coronation Stakes glory at Ascot

    LONDON (Reuters) - Classic winner Sky Lantern produced an electric burst of pace to come from last to first to land the Coronation Stakes for jockey Richard Hughes and trainer Richard Hannon at Royal Ascot on Friday. The English 1,000 Guineas winner looked to have her work cut out in the Group One race for fillies but Hughes bided his time and Sky Lantern, the 9-2 joint favorite, quickly made up ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Horse racing-Sky Lantern blitzes to Coronation Stakes glory at Ascot

    LONDON, June 21 (Reuters) - Classic winner Sky Lantern produced an electric burst of pace to come from last to first to land the Coronation Stakes for jockey Richard Hughes and trainer Richard Hannon at Royal Ascot on Friday. The English 1,000 Guineas winner looked to have her work cut out in the Group One race for fillies but Hughes bided his time and Sky Lantern, the 9-2 joint favourite ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Sky Lantern Wins Coronation Stakes Race at Britain’s Royal Ascot

    Sky Lantern, the joint favorite, won the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

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Quotes

  1. "It's not a coronation but a confirmation process," said Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Jeff Sessions Source: The Associated Press

  2. Republicans in the states still to hold nominating contests "deserve more than a coronation, they deserve an election," Huckabee said to applause.
    on Feb 9, 2008 By: Mike Huckabee Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Liz said: "It was very emotional filming Vera's death scenes but I think it is the right decision for the character. I have had 33 marvellous years in Coronation Street and will miss everyone very much."
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: Liz Dawn Source: Glasgow Evening Times

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