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Etymology

From Ancient Greek θρόνος (thronos) “chair”, “throne”

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Noun

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throne

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  1. The ornate seat a King or Queen sits on for formal occasions, usually placed on a raised dais in the throne room.
    • He approached the throne reverently.
  2. (colloquial) The lavatory or toilet.
    • She’s on the throne.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The third highest order of angel in Christian angelology, ranked above minions and below cherubim.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A type of stool used by drummers.

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