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De*throne" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dethroned (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Dethroning.] [Pref. de- + throne: cf. F. d'etroner; pref. d'e- (L. dis-) + trone throne. See Throne.]

To remove or drive from a throne; to depose; to divest of supreme authority and dignity.

"The Protector was dethroned."



© Webster 1913.

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