Definition of Graduation exercise
1. Noun. An academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred.
Terms within: Baccalaureate
Generic synonyms: Exercise
Derivative terms: Graduate, Graduate
Lexicographical Neighbors of Graduation Exercise
Literary usage of Graduation exercise
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annotated Cases, American and English by H Noyes Greene, William Mark McKinney, David Shephard Garland (1918)
"... reasonable construction could be said to be violated by the delivery of a nonsectarian prayer at a graduation exercise. Xo man is compelled to worship, ..."
2. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1880)
"... and it wns nut surprising tli.it во largo and nota- Mo a gathering should have been prevent nt the graduation exercise* at ..."
3. Finding Common Ground: A First Amendment Guide to Religion & Public Educationedited by Charles Haynes edited by Charles Haynes (1997)
"A graduation exercise is still a school-sponsored event, and the students are still being coerced, however subtly, to participate in a religious exercise ..."
4. The Poems of Philip Freneau: Poet of the American Revolution by Philip Morin Freneau, Fred Lewis Pattee (1902)
"An epic cannot be condensed into a graduation exercise. Suddenly the poet bursts into true prophetic rapture: " I see, I see A thousand kingdoms rais'd, ..."
5. The Pedagogical Bible School: A Scientific Study of the Sunday School with by Samuel B. Haslett (1903)
"The special feature of this school is the graduation exercise which takes place once a year, usually in June and follows the general method of high school ..."