So far, therefore, from answering it immediately, I resolved not to reply to it till after the solemnization of my marriage.
I searched in my drawer and read over the "Form of solemnization of Matrimony."
From this nightly solemnization many of the words connected with this subject are derived.
She is indeed between the contract of her marriage and its solemnization.
Consent alone will not constitute marriage; it must be followed by a solemnization authorized by the code.
We are just returned from the solemnization of the last mournful rite.
We are informed that the solemnization of it was owing to a miracle.
During the solemnization of the Olympic Games, the bitterest animosities were laid aside.
The poor babe had died unchristened, and under such circumstances the rubric forbade the solemnization of funeral rites.
The preliminaries of marriage and the solemnization of the rite itself are a fruitful source of difficulty.
mid-15c., "act of celebrating," from Old French solemnisation, solempnisation, or directly from Medieval Latin solempnizationem (nominative solempnizatio), from Latin sollemnis (see solemn).
late 14c., "honor by ceremonies," from Old French solemnisier, from Medieval Latin solemnizare, from Latin solemnis (see solemn). Meaning "render solemn" is from 1726. Related: Solemnized; solemnizing.