Definition of enthronement in English:


Pronunciation /ɪnˈθrəʊnm(ə)nt/ /ɛnˈθrəʊnm(ə)nt/


See enthrone

  • ‘Naturally, there were several elements to the dual ceremony, but everything led up to the actual enthronement, where Grand Duke Henri sat on the historic throne in the Chamber of Deputies and made and accepted speeches.’
  • ‘A stunningly colourful inauguration service marked the enthronement of the 97th Archbishop of York at the city's Minster yesterday in a ceremony which broke from traditions dating back more than 1,200 years.’
  • ‘But if done well such a ritual can provide that sense of the embodiment of land and history and people that has characterized the ‘magic’ of royal enthronements back into the mists of time.’
  • ‘Poor Richard had to do the embarrassing thing of withdrawing the invitation he had extended to me and inviting me instead to preach at his enthronement in the evening rather than at his consecration in the morning.’
  • ‘Data on the social origins of the hierarchy appointed between Peter's death and Catherine the Great's enthronement in 1762 are meager.’



/ɪnˈθrəʊnm(ə)nt/ /ɛnˈθrəʊnm(ə)nt/