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English noun: ceremonial occasion

1. ceremonial occasion (event) a formal event performed on a special occasion


SamplesA ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor.


Synonymsceremonial, ceremony, observance


Broader (hypernym)affair, function, occasion, social function, social occasion


Narrower (hyponym)circumstance, commemoration, dedication, exercise, fire walking, formalities, formality, funeral, hymeneals, induction, initiation, installation, Maundy, memorialisation, memorialization, military ceremony, nuptials, opening, pageant, pageantry, potlatch, wedding, wedding ceremony









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