Definition for COR-O-NA'TION

COR-O-NA'TION, n. [from corona, a crown.]

  1. The act or solemnity of crowing a king or emperor; the act of investing a prince with the insignia of royalty, on his succeeding to the sovereignty.
  2. The pomp or assembly attending a coronation. – Pope. Coronation-oath, the oath taken by a king at his coronation.

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