encaenia


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encaenia

(ɛnˈsiːnɪə)
n
rare a festival of dedication or commemoration
[C14: via Late Latin from Greek enkainia, from kainos new]
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The public orator's remembrance of Ruskin at Encaenia 1900, 35.
32) Introduction to the Creweian Oration, Encaenia 24 June 2009, Supplement (1) to Oxford University Gazette 4887, 26 June 2009.
Finally, we have Professing the Body', in which James Cannon discusses Donne's 1623 Encaenia sermon and the theology of consecration, Stephen Pender investigates medical semiotics', and Jessica Martin examines Walton's Life of Donne as mediated through Donne's own self representations and language
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There were also 'vacation whores', peripatetics who obliged during Encaenia, Port Meadow Races, and other social occasions.
Dike, for his predecessor Arnold Smith, and for King Moshoeshoe of Lesotho, Rajiv Gandhi and Lord Pitt, as well as addresses made at encaenia at the University of New Brunswick and at a degree ceremony at Birmingham, the Tom Mboya lecture in Nairobi, and one given before the UNESCO `Audience Africa' conference in Paris.
6 It was, incidentally, the principal duty of the Professor of Music at this time to compose odes and other pieces for official university occasions, such as the annual Act and Encaenia.