military ceremony

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n military ceremony a military custom performed in observance of some event or anniversary
    • n military ceremony a formal ceremony performed by military personnel
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Usage

In literature:

At last they drew up with great ceremony before the Military Headquarters, where there was more challenging, by more guards.
"Three Times and Out" by Nellie L. McClung
That night there were grand ceremonies, with military companies, bonfires, and glad demonstrations.
"Historic Papers on the Causes of the Civil War" by Mrs. Eugenia Dunlap Potts
The military character of the ceremony at the opening of the session showed under what auspices this memorable act took place.
"New York Times Current History: The European War from the Beginning to March 1915, Vol 1, No. 2" by Various
In the presence of death the American remembers that men are born equal, and forgets the ceremonious observance of military courtesies.
"Ray's Daughter" by Charles King
Liddy had never seen a military funeral and the ceremonies were sadly impressive.
"Pocket Island" by Charles Clark Munn
In the Confucian cemetery at Ningpo his body was laid at rest with all possible honours and with military ceremony becoming his rank.
"The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees" by Mary Caroline Crawford
That was for formal ceremonies in which she used her military rank and title, not for every day.
"A Matter of Honor" by Ann Wilson
It is the last ceremony of the military day, when the colors are furled.
"At Plattsburg" by Allen French
Obsequies with naval or military ceremonies.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
His remains were carried to Macao, and buried with military honors, our officers assisting at the ceremony.
"Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas" by W. Hastings Macaulay
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In news:

Veterans call on Congress to fly DC flag at military ceremonies.
The fight to fly the DC flag at military ceremonies is gaining new momentum.
On this past Independence Day, he and two dozen other military service members became US citizens in a White House ceremony overseen by President Barack Obama.
A military memorial ceremony will be held at 3:00 pm Saturday, November 3, 2012, on the grounds of the Washington Yacht & Country Club.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held Saturday in southern Nevada for a $100,000 monument recognizing American military members who served during the Cold War against the former Soviet Union.
LAS VEGAS—A groundbreaking ceremony was held Saturday in southern Nevada for a $100,000 monument recognizing American military members who served during the Cold War against the former Soviet Union.
Norton continues push for DC flag to be displayed at military ceremonies.
This year, Zinser is planning a springtime ceremony to honor all Fairfax high school seniors who have enlisted in the military.
EVANSVILLE — A salute to military veterans in and out of Vanderburgh County government will highlight next month's inauguration ceremony for county officials.
Military bases routinely display all the state flags during official events, like homecomings and award ceremonies, as a gesture of appreciation for the sacrifices of our service-members.
Several graduates are part of military families and before the ceremony, they had the chance to speak with loved ones who are currently deployed overseas via a video conference set up by Fort Riley.
0Fort Carson held a homecoming ceremony for 150 military police soldiers Wednesday.
A ceremony honoring veterans of all military branches will be held Monday at 11 am - 8:55 am.
The couple exchanged vows during a traditional military ceremony led by the Rev.
Bill signing ceremony highlights legislation benefitting military personnel , the elderly.
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