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  • n. the act of being dethroned.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Deposal from a throne; deposition from regal power.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Removal from a throne; deposition of a king, an emperor, or any supreme ruler.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • 4 No doubt Cardinal Pie, the 19th-century Bishop of Poitiers and anti-liberal crusader, who called the dethronement of Christ a crime against which "we should never cease to protest," would have objected to the notion that we should tone-down our objection to the modern world's apostasy and its essential incompatibility with the Faith.

    Catholic Action - An Alternate View

  • There is a substantial difference between criticising a speech, which you have every right to do, and calling for "dethronement" which is none of your goddamn business.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • After the premeditated maneuver by Congress and the military in 1892, the support of conspirators (a term updated to terrorists since President Clinton's administration period), the continued use of propaganda on the World to make it appear that the dethronement of Hawaii's Queen Liliuokalani was legitimate appears to be the approach to continue a historical crime affecting our aboriginal Hawaiians and all in the World today.


  • * Thomas Akaka, ancestor of Daniel Akaka - whose name is used for the 'Akaka Bill', helped to plan the dethronement of Queen Liliuokalani with his association, meetings with Dr. Mott Smith, Thurston, et.als. in Washington, D.C. Reference: Doctor Mott-Smith's book; history research


  • After Nicholas' dethronement, Maria, along with a group of other Romanovs, took refuge in the Crimea.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • The herbalist at the centre of the much talked about funeral last week which drew loud crowds when rumour filtered that the corpse was behaving in a rather unusual manner Lamin Kalokor, has told Awoko that the deceased was infact the Queen of the underworld and that the crowd included many witches who had come from as far as Wellington and Lumley to witness the dethronement of their queen.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • I felt the first inkling of a thing that presently grew quite clear in my mind, that oppressed me for many days, a sense of dethronement, a persuasion that I was no longer a master, but an animal among the animals, under the Martian heel.

    The War of The Worlds

  • Expect to find that he is still on the Executive Staff payroll all the way to Bush's dethronement.

    Karl Rove "resigns"

  • There are plenty of reasons to doubt the dollar's dethronement.

    Inevitable End to Dollar's Reserve Role?

  • But there is no doubt that the former rebels have thrived the most in the vacuum created by the dethronement of the king.

    Unraveling An Enduring South Asian Riddle


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