Associations to the word «Ceremonial»


CEREMONIAL, adjective. Of, relating to, or used in a ceremony; ritual or formal.
CEREMONIAL, adjective. (archaic) Observant of forms; ceremonious.
CEREMONIAL, noun. A ceremony, or series of ceremonies, prescribed by ritual.
CEREMONIAL COUNTIES, noun. Plural of ceremonial county
CEREMONIAL COUNTY, noun. (UK) A definitive geographic region, not generally having direct administrative functions, but which has an appointed Lord-Lieutenant. Similar to a traditional county.

Dictionary definition

CEREMONIAL, noun. A formal event performed on a special occasion; "a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor".
CEREMONIAL, adjective. Marked by pomp or ceremony or formality; "a ceremonial occasion"; "ceremonial garb".

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