Ceremony

A ceremony is an event of ritual significance, performed on a special occasion. The word may be of Etruscan origin, via the Latin caerimonia ("rites performed by Etruscan pontiffs near Rome.")

Read more about Ceremony:  Ceremonial Occasions, Government Ceremonies, Celebration of Events, Process

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