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[kawr-uh-ney-shuh n, kor-] /ˌkɔr əˈneɪ ʃən, ˌkɒr-/

the act or ceremony of crowning a king, queen, or other sovereign.
the act or ceremony of crowning a monarch

late 14c., from Late Latin coronationem (nominative coronatio) “a crowning,” from past participle stem of Latin coronare “to crown,” from corona “crown” (see crown (n.)).


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