Definition of coronation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

coronation

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noun
BrE BrE//ˌkɒrəˈneɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɔːrəˈneɪʃn//
 
, NAmE//ˌkɑːrəˈneɪʃn//
 
 
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a ceremony at which a crown is formally placed on the head of a new king or queen Word Origin late Middle English: via Old French from medieval Latin coronatio(n-), from coronare ‘to crown, adorn with a garland’, from corona ‘wreath, chaplet’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: coronation