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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coronation  \Cor`o*na"tion\  (k?r`?-n?"sh?n),  n.  [See  {Coronate}.] 
  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. 
 
  2.  The  pomp  or  assembly  at  a  coronation.  --Pope. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coronation 
  n  :  the  ceremony  of  installing  a  new  monarch  [syn:  {enthronement}, 
  {enthronization},  {investiture}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  CORONATION,  n.  The  ceremony  of  investing  a  sovereign  with  the  outward 
  and  visible  signs  of  his  divine  right  to  be  blown  skyhigh  with  a 
  dynamite  bomb. 
 
 




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