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ceremonies, plural;
  1. A formal religious or public occasion, typically one celebrating a particular event or anniversary

  2. An act or series of acts performed according to a traditional or prescribed form

  3. The ritual observances and procedures performed at grand and formal occasions
    • - the new Queen was proclaimed with due ceremony
  4. Formal polite behavior
    • - he showed them to their table with great ceremony

  1. a formal event performed on a special occasion; "a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor"
  2. any activity that is performed in an especially solemn elaborate or formal way; "the ceremony of smelling the cork and tasting the wine"; "he makes a ceremony of addressing his golf ball"; "he disposed of it without ceremony"
  3. the proper or conventional behavior on some solemn occasion; "an inaugural ceremony"
  4. Chaz Salvatore Bono (born Chastity Sun Bono; March 4, 1969) is an American LGBT rights advocate, writer, actor, and musician. Bono is the only child of American entertainers Sonny and Cher, though both parents have children from other marriages.
  5. Ceremony is a novel by Native American writer Leslie Marmon Silko, first published by Penguin in 1977.
  6. Ceremony is an American hardcore band from Rohnert Park, California.
  7. Ceremony is the ninth Spenser novel by Robert B. Parker, first published in 1982.
  8. "Ceremony" is a song by Joy Division, released as New Order's debut single in 1981. The song, as well as the B-side, "In a Lonely Place", were created by the band prior to the death of Ian Curtis. Both tracks were carried over to the band's re-incarnation as New Order, after Curtis' death.
  9. Ceremony was a 1970 album by progressive UK rock band Spooky Tooth in collaboration with French electronic and "found-object" composer Pierre Henry. The album takes the form of a church service.
  10. Ceremony is an album by rock band The Cult, first released on 10 September 1991.
  11. A ritual with religious significance; An official gathering to celebrate, commemorate, or otherwise mark some event; Formal socially-established behaviour often in relation to people of different ranks
  12. (Ceremonies) Erin Carver visits various houses of worship.
  13. (Ceremonies) In Native American tradition you don't perform or participate in ceremonies. You become ceremony. Ceremony is something that cannot be sold but must be gifted.
  14. (Ceremonies) With the exception of low masses and offices that were simply recited, there was singing at High Mass on Sundays and on the main feast days; at Sunday vespers; at salutations, benedictions, and expositions of the Blessed Sacrament; and during processions (Blessed Sacrament, ...
  15. (ceremonies) Formations and movements in which a number of troops execute movements in unison and with precision just as in drill; however, their primary value is to render honors, preserve tradition, and stimulate esprit de corps.
  16. A formal act that follows special rules or traditions
  17. function, commemoration, memorial, rite, ritual, pageant, observance
  18. How things are done; Sprit is always present.
  19. an action performed formally and meant to sanction a political, social, or religious concept; it usually lacks the deeper significance of a ritual. Examples of a ceremony include a graduation or swearing-in.
  20. Important change; formal acceptance of something / Calling attention to something that may appear trivial in your waking life; wanting public recognition or acknowledgment
  21. A novel telling of a World War II veteran’s struggle to adjust to life back on a New Mexico Indian reservation after returning home from the war. ...
  22. Formal practice or custom established as proper to honor a special occasion.
  23. n. an act or series of acts done in a special way established by tradition
  24. a formal event, often with speech making
  25. Special things done to celebrate an event. "Hunters had a ceremony to the spirits of the animals before they went on a hunt."