The definition of coronation is the ceremony of crowning royalty.(noun)
A ceremony in which the new queen is crowned is an example of a coronation.
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Origin: ME & OFr coronacion < L coronatus, pp. of coronare, to crown < corona, crown
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Origin: Middle English coronacioun
Origin: , from Medieval Latin corōnātiō, corōnātiōn-
Origin: , from Latin corōnātus
Origin: , past participle of corōnāre, to crown
Origin: , from corōna, crown; see Crown.
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