reception line

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Noun1.reception line - a line of people (hosts and guests of honor) who welcome the guests at a reception party
reception - a formal party of people; as after a wedding
queue, waiting line - a line of people or vehicles waiting for something
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A reception line gave residents a chance to get autographs and receive free giveaways.
I seem to recall hugging a co-worker in the reception line at his wedding.
everyone went to the ballroom, Salon de Espana, where the reception line was formed, led by club president Paco Jarque and his wife Monique.
ATI), were likewise at the reception line, to personally welcome the passengers.
To reach the zone serviced by young men toting champagne-laden trays, invited guests ran a gauntlet-like reception line of stylishly attired, tablet-clutching young men and women.
A memorial service to honor Inger will be held at Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, MA, on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 11 AM, followed by a reception line and luncheon.
The debutantes, who are also known as the real life Gossip Girls, stood in a reception line and greeted more than 1000 guests before being presented on stage.
The reception line at the airport had undertones of 2016 as main political contenders Vice-President Jejomar Binay and Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas each had their turn to welcome the commander-in-chief of the United States.
During his five-hour visit here, King Carl Gustaf, who is Honorary Chairman of the World Scout Foundation, will be given planeside arrival reception upon landing at Tacloban Airport by the Philippine National Police and Boy Scouts who will walk with him to the reception line composed of Leyte Governor Dominic L.
The first ones to enter the room, we saw a long reception line of officers in white, waiting to greet us, and at the head of the line a tall man rising from a bow.
If the commanders wanted to avoid shaking hands with the first lady in the reception line, they could attend the daytime reception.
As he approached the reception line with many waiting to garland him, Thiruchelvam and Premadasa, it was Herculean task for the police to control the surging crowd trying to get a glimpse of the PM.