- the order for rites and ceremonies.
- a book containing it.
- cerebrovascular accident,
- ceremonial tea,
Origin of ceremonial
Examples from the Web for ceremonial
In contrast, Boehner's leadership team filed into his ceremonial office and greeted the teary newly-elected Speaker with hugs.Democrats Accidentally Save Boehner From Republican Coup|Ben Jacobs, Jackie Kucinich|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“Stay in formation,” a sergeant from the ceremonial unit said over a public address system to the cops along the street.
In the absence of ceremonial formalities, Francis favored a business-like manner.
Former Defense Minister Mustafa Tlass presented Jarrouj with a ceremonial sword.
Indeed there is a pre-Hispanic ceremonial site located a scant 400 meters from the outer edge of the Otomí Lake & Villas property.
He represented the earthly pomp and show of Christianity, wore the ceremonial vestments.When It Was Dark|Guy Thorne
There was a constant tendency to make the ceremonial cover up moral and spiritual lapses.Studies in the Epistle of James|A. T. Robertson
It is, however, clear that the arch form here indicates a ceremonial, and not the taking of a prisoner.The Traditional Games of England, Scotland, and Ireland (Vol II of II)|Alice Bertha Gomme
It is indulged in on nearly all occasions of social and ceremonial celebrations.The Manbos of Mindano|John M. Garvan
During the days of ceremonial impurity the man is treated as other Hindus treat their women on such occasions.
- the prescribed order of rites and ceremonies
- a book containing this
c.1400, "belonging to (religious) ritual," also as a noun, "a ceremonial practice," from Late Latin caerimonialis "pertaining to ceremony," from caerimonia (see ceremony). Related: Ceremonially.