Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    The installation of a high officer of state.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The act of installing or inducting into office with formal ceremonies, as the coronation of a sovereign, the inauguration of a president or governor or the consecration of a prelate,