[ sem-ee-ri-lij-uh s, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm i rɪˈlɪdʒ əs, ˌsɛm aɪ- /
having a somewhat religious character.
Origin of semireligious
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Examples from the Web for semireligious
The ceremony may be performed by anyone, but partakes of only a semireligious character when not performed by a bailn.The Manbos of Mindano|John M. Garvan