Coronation
Coronation Cor`o*na"tion (k?r`?-n?"sh?n), n. [See {Coronate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act or solemnity of crowning a sovereign; the act of investing a prince with the insignia of royalty, on his succeeding to the sovereignty. [1913 Webster]

2. The pomp or assembly at a coronation. --Pope. [1913 Webster]


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