Definitions

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  • adj. Attributive form of throne room, noun.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In a royal palace, the chief audience-room where the throne is placed.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The throne-room itself was smoke-stained and bore the muddy footprints of looters.

    Widows and Orphans

  • He nodded towards the throne-room doors which had just opened.

    Black Butterfly

  • Every iconoclast is a rabble-rouser, a prophet handing torches to the mob and leading them to storm the temples, smash the graven images, and burn the throne-room to the ground.

    The Sacred Domain

  • The throne-room is immense, with marble columns down each side — all the men arranged on one side and all the women on the other, and the new presentations with their ambassadors and ambassadresses nearest the throne.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • And so, bowing and smirking, Gruffanuff went in and took her place behind her Royal Master and Mistress, who were in the throne-room, awaiting the Prince of Crim Tartary.

    The Rose and the Ring

  • And presently only Tecuhltli and their white-skinned allies stood upright in the great throne-room.

    The Conquering Sword Of Conan

  • He strode out into the throne-room, baffled, and then, struck by a sudden thought, stepped behind the throne and peered into the alcove.

    The Conquering Sword Of Conan

  • The light flooded the throne-room and seeped into the chambers immediately adjoining.

    The Conquering Sword Of Conan

  • He went forth into the great throne-room and laid his hands on the throne.

    The Conquering Sword Of Conan

  • But as Conan made toward the door that led into the throne-room, he was brought around suddenly by a noise that seemed to emanate from the passage that led off from the alcove.

    The Conquering Sword Of Conan

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