ceremony

  1. a formal event performed on a special occasion
  2. any activity that is performed in an especially solemn elaborate or formal way
  3. the proper or conventional behavior on some solemn occasion

Ceremony

A ceremony is an event of ritual significance, performed on a special occasion. The word may be of Etruscan origin, via the Latin caerimonia. ==Ceremonial occasions== A ceremony may mark a rite of passage in a human life, marking the significance of, for example: ==Government ceremonies== Sometimes, a ceremony may only be performed by a person wit...
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Ceremony

(from the article `Silko, Leslie Marmon`) She published the novel Ceremony (1977) to great critical acclaim. It tells the story of the relationship between a returning World War II veteran of ...
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ceremony

[n] - a formal event performed on a special occasion 2. [n] - the proper or conventional behavior on some solemn occasion 3. [n] - any activity that is performed in an especially solemn elaborate or formal way
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Ceremony

• (n.) A sign or prodigy; a portent. • (n.) Behavior regulated by strict etiquette; a formal method of performing acts of civility; forms of civility prescribed by custom or authority. • (n.) Ar act or series of acts, often of a symbolical character, prescribed by law, custom, or authority, in the conduct of important matters, as in ...
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ceremony

ceremonial noun a formal event performed on a special occasion; `a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor`
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Ceremony

Cer'e·mo·ny noun ; plural Ceremonies . [ French cérémonie , Latin caerimonia ; perhaps akin to English create and from a root signifying to do or make .] 1. Ar act or series of acts, often of a symbolical character, prescribed by law, custom, or a...
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ceremony

a formal event performed on a special occasion
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ceremony

A series of acts performed for a special occasion or to mark a rite of passage. Ceremonies can be casual or formal.
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ceremony

ceremony, expression of shared feelings and attitudes through more or less formally ordered actions of an essentially symbolic nature performed on appropriate occasions. A ceremony involves stereotyped bodily movements, often in relation to objects possessing symbolic meaning. For example, people bo...
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