Definitions

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  • adj. Formally placed in a position.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of enthrone.

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Examples

  • Nothing irradiated it; to the eye of the magician in character, if not to the ordinary observer, the expression enthroned there was absolute submission to and belief in a little assortment of forms and habitudes.

    The Woodlanders

  • I long to go there, to see his name enthroned in dedication among the men and women who also lost their lives in this war which made little sense.

    Loveletters from Vol 4

  • He was then received at court balls, in company with his wife, and Mme. Dionis was "enthroned" in the village because of her "ways of the throne."

    Repertory of the Comedie Humaine Part 1

  • The toddler was chosen out of nine other candidates and eventually "enthroned".

    Dvorak Uncensored

  • Corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands and the Republic is destroyed.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: February 18, 2010

  • “I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country .... corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands and the Republic is destroyed.”

    Think Progress » VIDEO: The Extreme, Violent Rhetoric Of GOP Lawmakers

  • While I was shepherding the flocks at Abelmaul, the spirit of the understanding of the Lord came to me, and I saw how all men were going astray, and how injustice had built walls for itself and lawlessness was enthroned in towers.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • It is the intellect, the will, as an Emperor of Ectoplasm, enthroned in the kingdom of the skull.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • The crack of a lance snapping in two rebounds off the wooden walls raised between the tilting field and the canopied grandstand where I sit enthroned, surrounded by my ladies and the more favored of my nobles.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • That inevitably awaits me as it does any sovereign with ambitions to remain enthroned, much less one such as myself beset by enemies from all directions.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

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  • Dec 23 is a national holiday in Japan: The Emperor's Birthday. According to Chronicles of Japan, the first Emperor Jim-mu was enthroned 660 B.C.; the 125th Emperor Akihito will turn 77 years old.

    December 20, 2010