re coronation


[kawr-uh-ney-shuhn, kor-]
the act or ceremony of crowning a king, queen, or other sovereign.

1350–1400; Middle English coronacio(u)n < Anglo-French coronation < Latin coronāt(us) crowned (see coronate) + Middle French -ion- -ion

precoronation, noun
recoronation, noun Unabridged
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coronation (ˌkɒrəˈneɪʃən)
the act or ceremony of crowning a monarch
[C14: from Old French, from coroner to crown, from Latin corōnāre]

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Word Origin & History

late 145c., from L.L. coronationem (nom. coronatio) "a crowning," from L. coronare "to crown," from corona "crown" (see crown).
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