naming ceremony

naming ceremony
naming ceremony UK US noun [countable] [singular naming ceremony plural naming ceremonies]
a non-religious ceremony for naming a child. A religious ceremony for naming a child is a baptism or christening .
Thesaurus: relating to names and the process of naminghyponym

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