formal act or series of formal acts performed on a religious or public occasion
formal display or behavior; formality
"a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor"
"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"
"an inaugural ceremony"
They repeated the ceremonies of the eleventh century in the coronation of the present Queen.
出自： R. W. Emerson
It was not until she herself married that she became aware..that this was a ceremony which her parents had never actually undergone.
出自： A. N. Wilson