wedding ceremony

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: ceremony - the social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performedwedding ceremony - the social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed
ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, observance - a formal event performed on a special occasion; "a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor"
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The proper estimates were to be submitted to him as soon as possible, and it would greatly facilitate his entering into definite arrangements with the workpeople, if he could be informed of the exact period at which the wedding ceremony might be expected to take place.
Thus she spoke before the wedding ceremony and the physical union, before the astonishing glass shade had fallen that interposes between married couples and the world.
From the first, two facts were very obvious to me, the one that the lady had been quite willing to undergo the wedding ceremony, the other that she had repented of it within a few minutes of returning home.
Three or four hours after the wedding ceremony, Frances, divested of her bridal snow, and attired in a pretty lilac gown of warmer materials, a piquant black silk apron, and a lace collar with some finishing decoration of lilac ribbon, was kneeling on the carpet of a neatly furnished though not spacious parlour, arranging on the shelves of a chiffoniere some books, which I handed to her from the table.
After the first four chapters, in which Ashanti addresses Afrocentric concepts and consciousness, Royal African Wedding provides a model of an Akan wedding ceremony known as the Royal Anoka (mouth-touching) Marriage including all steps from purification and orientation rites for the bride-to-be through the honeymoon.
Participating couples paid 9,999 baht (270 dollars) as an enrollment fee for the group wedding ceremony including food offerings to Buddhist monks, traditional Thai wedding ceremonies, and a water blessing ceremony.
Ever since the church got involved in the wedding ceremony, relatively late in Christian history, it has stood by its main belief about a marriage: It's the consent of the couple that binds.
The outdoor, rooftop terrace, hillside garden path and three-story waterfall provide a uniquely Southern California-style wedding ceremony experience.
The mass wedding ceremony was organised by AlKhidmat Foundation Hafizabad chapter.
Veteran actor Dharmendra and Hema Malini's younger daughter Ahana Deol married Delhi- based businessman Vaibhav Vora in a grand wedding ceremony held at ITC Maratha in Mumbai on 2 February.
The wedding ceremony was attended by a number of dignitaries and guests.
Addressing a collective wedding ceremony, PM urged for portraying and sharing the soft image of Pakistan.