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Synonyms for throne

the chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc.

the position and power of an exalted person (a sovereign or bishop) who is entitled to sit in a chair of state on ceremonial occasions

sit on the throne as a ruler

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put a monarch on the throne

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At the foot of the throne these two parties separated and halted, facing each other at opposite sides of the aisle.
Behind the throne was a narrow doorway and in this Than Kosis now stood facing me, with drawn long-sword.
Through the arched hallways and into the magnificent throne room marched the Tin Woodman and his followers, and here, when the green silken curtains fell behind them, they saw a curious sight.
It may scare 'em to see your grand Throne Room, an' p'raps we'd better go into the back yard, Ozma, where the cabbages grow an' the chickens are playing.
After greeting Dorothy affectionately the huge beasts lay down at the foot of the throne.
Dorothy put on a green silk apron and tied a green ribbon around Toto's neck, and they started for the Throne Room of the Great Oz.
I ran my blade straight through the rotten heart of Okar's rotten ruler, and before the white, drawn faces of his nobles Salensus Oll rolled, grinning in horrible death, to the foot of the steps below his marriage throne.
On both sides of the throne stretched a solid mass of humanity from top to bottom of the amphitheatre.
Along the same path that Tara of Helium had been led Turan was conducted toward the throne room of O-Tar the jeddak, and when he entered the Hall of Chiefs his interest turned to wonder and admiration as he viewed the ranks of statuesque thoatmen decked in their gorgeous, martial panoply.
Behind her throne stood the twenty-eight officers of her army and many officials of the royal household.
And, after all, if you showed anything of a countenance, the good-natured barbarian would let you fight your way past the very steps of his throne.
Although these beasts were quite free, no one present was alarmed by them; for the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger were well known and respected in the Emerald City and they always guarded the Ruler when she held high court in the Throne Room.
Meantime the Chief Steward had returned to the throne room, where he said to the King:
Death has reared himself a throne In a strange city lying alone Far down within the dim West, Wherethe good and the bad and the worst and the best Have gone to their eternal rest.
The son Of Macedonian Philip had ere these Won Asia, and the throne of Cyrus held At his dispose; young Scipio had brought down The Carthaginian pride; young Pompey quelled The Pontic king, and in triumph had rode.