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wedding march

a musical composition played during a wedding procession.
Origin of wedding march
1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He heard the solemn and yet joyous strains of the wedding-march.

  • A postlude to a wedding-march and a prelude to a funeral ditto.

    The Roycroft Dictionary Elbert Hubbard
  • Ella called her into her bed-room as she passed the door, by humming the wedding-march.

    Saturday's Child Kathleen Norris
  • Then the wedding-march was played and the bridal party came down the stairs.

    The Shoulders of Atlas Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • The charm of the "wedding-march" is not diminished because we know it so well.

    Stars of the Opera Mabel Wagnalls
  • As both bride and groom appeared, George played on a mouth-organ to delude the actors into a belief that it was a wedding-march.

    Little Washington's Relatives Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • She was the inspiration of the wedding-march composed for the occasion and played by the Marine Band.

  • Then the music creeps out of the chancel,—the faint, sweet air of an old English wedding-march.

  • Strains of the wedding-march are heard, and there seems abundant reason for the dead king to rise from his grave!

    Stars of the Opera Mabel Wagnalls
  • The missionary's wife played the wedding-march, and the missionary assisted the bride's father with the ceremony.

    A Voice in the Wilderness Grace Livingston Hill

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