the chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc.
a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
the position and power of an exalted person (a sovereign or bishop) who is entitled to sit in a chair of state on ceremonial occasions
put a monarch on the throne
sit on the throne as a ruler
the golden throne of former kings of Delhi; stolen by the Persians in 1739 and subsequently lost; symbol of the former Shah of Iran