enthronement

[ UK /ɛnθɹˈə‍ʊnmənt/ ]
NOUN
  1. the ceremony of installing a new monarch
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How To Use enthronement In A Sentence

  • The patriarchate was restored, with the enthronement of Sergei eight days later.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The answer is that the superaltars which are made by the bishops when a church is consecrated, suffice oratories in lieu of consecration or enthronement when they are sent to them, on the occasion of their dedication or opening.
  • Norway was the most recent remaining European monarchy to replace a coronation ceremony with an enthronement.
  • 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.
  • An archiepiscopal enthronement is a joyful thing. Times, Sunday Times
  • The two strangers are not serious; there are jests at the mysteries which precede the enthronement, and he is being initiated into the mysteries of the sophistical ritual.
  • 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.
  • Balliol therefore had to perform homage and fealty to Edward before his enthronement.
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