wedding ceremony

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wedding ceremony the social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed
    • ***

Usage

In literature:

I suppose you will not care to honor the wedding ceremony by your presence.
"A Girl of the Commune" by George Alfred Henty
The Hindoo reformers are charged with using forms of wedding ceremony which are inconsistent with facts.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
After that the betrothal ceremony took place, and Glum went away, and returned no more till his wedding.
"The Red Romance Book" by Various
They are wedded to old forms and ceremonies in which they do not believe.
"The Martyr of the Catacombs" by Anonymous
He narrowly missed being late for the wedding ceremony.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
For your protection, you and I must go through a wedding ceremony.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
Sometimes, at a home wedding, it is desired that no one but relatives or very particular friends should be present at the ceremony.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
No sooner were the ceremonies of the wedding over, but the stepmother began to shew herself in her colours.
"The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault" by Charles Perrault
No sooner were the ceremonies of the wedding over but the step-mother began to show herself in her true colors.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
The wedding ceremony then takes place without the consent of the parents.
"Adventures in the Philippine Islands" by Paul P. de La Gironière
***

In poetry:

At the wedding ceremony
the two sisters came to curry favor
and the white dove pecked their eyes out.
Two hollow spots were left
like soup spoons.
"Cinderella" by Anne Sexton

In news:

The wedding ceremony isn't the only thing bride-to-be Kate Middleton is rehearsing.
Inside Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves' "Emotional" Wedding Ceremony .
After the Royal Wedding ceremony .
Seal (wearing a mullet wig) and Heidi Klum kiss after saying their 'I Do's' for a second time in a 'tacky trailer park' themed wedding ceremony in Malibu, CA.
HOUSTON-On Saturday April 16, 2011 Helen (Winston) Nealey and Joseph Gilbert celebrated their wedding, preceded by a ceremony on April 15.
A new 5K run turned into a wedding ceremony briefly Saturday night.
A beachfront wedding ceremony on South Padre Island, Texas united Amiriz Munoz and Justin Robert Thibodeaux, both of San Antonio, Texas, in marriage.
A guest at the wedding filmed the ceremony.
Pippa Middleton, the sister of Kate Middleton, sits in the pews of Westminster Abbey, in London during the wedding ceremony of Prince William and Kate Middleton Friday April 29, 2011.
The wedding ceremony took place at Mildred Baptist Church in Mildred, officiated by Bro.
After Massachusetts legalized same-sex marriage in 2004, Norman Kansfield's daughter asked him to perform her wedding ceremony.
Bar­bara and Bob Burr renew their wed­ding vows Tues­day dur­ing a Valentine's Day cer­e­mony at Lib­erty United Methodist Church in Delaware.
The Foundation hosted a wedding-themed luncheon last week, with a ceremony to renew the vow of commitment to the students and staff of the college.
Bonnie Robbins and Larry Wirgau exchanged their wedding vows July 14, 2012 in a 4 pm ceremony.
The handsome actor wed longtime love Camila Alves in a private ceremony over the weekend.
***