Definition of Abdicating:
- "The Missourian", Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle.
But the usurpation was not attended with the blessings of heaven: Isaac was stricken with disease before he had reigned a full year, and retired to a monastery to die, abdicating the throne and selecting his brother John as his successor.- "Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10)", Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll.
- "Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, v10", Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne.