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If she had lasted just two months longer she would have become the oldest person to take the British throne - so far. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They must help the rightful king reclaim his throne and restore peace. The Sun (2010)Does he or she have any rights to the throne room? Christianity Today (2000)Is she the power behind the throne? Times, Sunday Times (2012)When a new leader ascended to the throne he would jail all his surviving brothers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She ignored the throne placed on the barge for her comfort and remained standing throughout. The Sun (2012)After that his son may at some time take the throne. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There was no question of toppling an anointed king from his throne. Malory: The Life and Times of King Arthur's Chronicler (2005)As the throne room spoke of other beings. A Plague of Angels (1993)He hinted last week that he may become the power behind the throne. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And always watch out for the power behind the throne. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In normal circumstances he was exactly the kind of person one might want to succeed to a royal throne. THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)Their descendant is now second in line to the British throne. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Successive opinion polls had shown that Spaniards were in favour of the monarch leaving the throne. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is very likely that our new prince or princess will not take the throne until he or she is in her sixties. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But the throne in the room was like a king 's throne. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But reform would pave the way for her to inherit the throne from William. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Why should it matter that the third in line to the British throne might be in danger too? The Sun (2007)A new monarch had ascended the throne, a young man who had not been tested. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)If you were within the first hundred cards, you would get into the throne room where you waited for the presentation to take place. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)There were other claimants to the English throne, but none so strong. GOD'S SECRETARIES: The Making of the King James Bible (2003)It had to come from the King who succeeded his patron on the English throne. Times, Sunday Times (2008)By the time he comes to the throne, the royals may well be obsolete or reduced to occupying a semi in Croydon. The Sun (2014)
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British English: throne /θrəʊn/ NOUN
A throne is a special chair used by a king, queen, or emperor on important occasions.
- American English: throne
- Arabic: عَرْش
- Brazilian Portuguese: trono
- Chinese: 王座
- Croatian: prijestolje
- Czech: trůn
- Danish: trone
- Dutch: troon
- European Spanish: trono
- Finnish: valtaistuin
- French: trône
- German: Thron
- Greek: θρόνος
- Italian: trono
- Japanese: 王座
- Korean: 왕좌
- Norwegian: trone
- Polish: tron
- European Portuguese: trono
- Romanian: tron
- Russian: трон
- Spanish: trono
- Swedish: tron kungasäte
- Thai: บัลลังก์
- Turkish: taht
- Ukrainian: трон
- Vietnamese: ngai vàng
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