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throne room

noun
1.
a chamber, usually containing a throne, used by a sovereign for audiences.
2.
the location of actual power or authority, as in a particular government or business organization.
Origin of throne room
1860-1865
1860-65
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  • The throne room so dark that the wall at the bottom is hardly seen.

    Three Plays Luigi Pirandello
  • They were in a large hall, obviously the throne room of a palace.

    The Copper-Clad World Harl Vincent
  • It was a great mistake my ever letting you into the throne room.

  • The scene in the throne room was vastly different than when he had first visited it.

    The Copper-Clad World Harl Vincent
  • T three o'clock the throne room was crowded with citizens, men, women and children being eager to witness the great trial.

  • At this moment the crickets came crowding in from the throne room.

    The Moon Colony William Dixon Bell
  • The same thought occupied each mind; the scene in the throne room.

    The Puppet Crown Harold MacGrath
  • The same hall used to be the czar's throne room in the old days.

    Combat Dallas McCord Reynolds

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