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Definition of Throne

Throne

  1. A chair of state, commonly a royal seat, but sometimes the seat of a prince, bishop, or other high dignitary.
  2. Hence, sovereign power and dignity; also, the one who occupies a throne, or is invested with sovereign authority; an exalted or dignified personage.
  3. A high order of angels in the celestial hierarchy; -- a meaning given by the schoolmen.
  4. To place on a royal seat; to enthrone.
  5. To place in an elevated position; to give sovereignty or dominion to; to exalt.
  6. To be in, or sit upon, a throne; to be placed as if upon a throne.

Throne Quotations

The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a promenade in the morning, a sitting on the throne at noon, a pageant in the evening.
Wallace Stevens

Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.
Mahatma Gandhi

Kindness and faithfulness keep a king safe, through kindness his throne is made secure.
King Solomon

A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Some smart man once said that on the most exalted throne in the world, we are seated on nothing but our own arse.
Wendell Mayes
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Throne Translations

throne in Dutch is troon
throne in German is Thron
throne in Italian is trono
throne in Spanish is trono
throne in Swedish is tron
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