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pantheonization

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pantheonize +‎ -ation.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌpanθɪənʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/

NounEdit

pantheonization (plural pantheonizations)

  1. Admission into a pantheon; specifically, interment in the Pantheon in Paris.
    • 2002, Colin Jones, The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, p. 530:
      Stately ceremonies accompanied a series of ‘pantheonizations’, many of them staged by the artist David, pageant-master extraordinaire to the Revolution, starting with Voltaire in July 1791 [...].