Dethroning
dethrone de*throne" (d[-e]*thr[=o]n"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dethroned} (d[-e]*thr[=o]nd"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Dethroning}.] [Pref. de- + throne: cf. F. d['e]tr[^o]ner; pref. d['e]- (L. dis-) + tr[^o]ne throne. See {Throne}.] To remove or drive from a throne; to depose; to divest of supreme authority and dignity. ``The Protector was dethroned.'' --Hume. [1913 Webster]

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