Definition of Religious ceremony
1. Noun. A ceremony having religious meaning.
Generic synonyms: Ceremony
Specialized synonyms: Agape, Love Feast, Religious Rite, Rite, Divine Service, Religious Service, Service, Sacrament, Confirmation, Sanctification, Oblation, Religious Offering, Inunction, Unction, Libation, Mass
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Religious Ceremony
Literary usage of Religious ceremony
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1. Democracy and Liberty by William Edward Hartpole, Lecky (1896)
"In the Middle Ages a religious ceremony appears to have been made obligatory by law, and marriages without the intervention of a priest were considered ..."
2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"Various grave difficulties arising from the requirement of a religious ceremony for the legal validity of marriage led to the development of a civil ..."
3. A History of Matrimonial Institutions Chiefly in England and the United by George Elliott Howard (1904)
"... with the Episcopalian government party for the privilege of using their own rites in the celebration of marriage.] I. THE religious ceremony AND LAY ..."
4. The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas by Edward Westermarck (1908)
"... the common practice of abstaining from food before or in connection with the performance of a magical or religious ceremony ; ° but there 1 Boas, ..."
5. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1868)
"But, above all, he had elo- •wr •—^—, quence of that peculiar kind which touches the heart of the soldier. At the When the religious ceremony had ended, ..."