Definition of Ceremonies

1. Noun. (plural of ceremony) ¹



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Definition of Ceremonies

1. ceremony [n] - See also: ceremony

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceremonies

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ceremonies (current term)
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Literary usage of Ceremonies

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1. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin (1816)
"There is every where an excess of pageantries, ceremonies, ... And the very ceremonies which have been instituted by God are not to be discerned among such ..."

2. The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion by James George Frazer (1900)
"The reason why in some of these Russian ceremonies the death of the spirit of vegetation is celebrated at midsummer may be that the decline of summer is ..."

3. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1890)
"THE MARRIAGE ceremonies OF THE MANCHUS. THE accompanying account of the marriage ceremonies of the Manchus was obtained by me from a Manchu gentleman, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"11 things and ceremonies connected with the Sacred Tepee. Ceremonial smoking, prayers and sacrifices form a part of the secret ceremonial. ..."

5. The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire by Edward Gibbon (1881)
"IV. As the objects of religion were gradually reduced to the rv. Intro- standard of the imagination, the rites and ceremonies were ? ..."

6. A Selected Bibliography and Syllabus of the History of the South, 1584-1876 by Howard Haines Brinton, Roderick Langmere Haig-Brown, Alexander von Humboldt, John Nicol Farquhar, William Kenneth Boyd, John Washington Lockhart, Robert Reid, José López de Bustamante, Robert Preston Brooks, Jonnie (Lockhart) Wallis, Evergreen Press, F (1915)
"DOMESTIC ceremonies In ancient Hindu Law-books twelve domestic samskaras or sacraments, are enumerated as binding on every Hindu of the Brahman, ..."

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