Definition of smoking ceremony noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

smoking ceremony

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(in Aboriginal culture) a ceremony in which smoke is used for ritual purposes, especially after death In preparation for the "smoking ceremony", they stoke a fire of tea tree and eucalyptus. A "smoking ceremony" to cleanse the bones was held at Camp Coorong.