- the order for rites and ceremonies.
- a book containing it.
- cerebrovascular accident,
- ceremonial tea,
Origin of ceremonial
Examples from the Web for ceremonially
Maj. Gen. M.A.R. West, commanding commonwealth Division, ceremonially dropped the puck in the regimental championship game.
Now, ceremonially she put it down in front of them, on the ground.
The bride cut it ceremonially, and it was distributed in the usual way.The Retrospect|Ada Cambridge
Similarly knights of an order of chivalry are ceremonially led to their stalls in the chapel of their order.
Every stage of its growth was ceremonially observed and mentioned in rituals and songs.Indian Games and Dances with Native Songs|Alice C. Fletcher
Yet they are regarded as ceremonially pure, and are often cooks to the zamindars.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
It matters not how filthy the water may be, chemically; if it be ceremonially clean, he uses it freely.India, Its Life and Thought|John P. Jones
- 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.