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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sol·em·nize /ˈsɑləmˌnaɪz/
 (vt.)隆重地慶祝,莊重地舉行,使顯莊嚴

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sol·em·nize v. t. [imp. & p. p. Solemnized p. pr. & vb. n. Solemnizing ]
 1. To perform with solemn or ritual ceremonies, or according to legal forms.
    Baptism to be administered in one place, and marriage solemnized in another.   --Hooker.
 2. To dignify or honor by ceremonies; to celebrate.
 Their choice nobility and flowers . . .
 Met from all parts to solemnize this feast.   --Milton.
 3. To make grave, serious, and reverential.
    Wordsworth was solemnizzed and elevated by this his first look on Yarrow.   --J. C. Shairp.
    Every Israelite . . . arose, solemnized his face, looked towards Jerusalem . . . and prayed.   --L. Wallace.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sol·em·nize, n. Solemnization. [R.]
    Though spoused, yet wanting wedlock's solemnize.   --Spenser.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 solemnize
      v 1: observe or perform with dignity or gravity; "The King
           solemnized this day of morning" [syn: solemnise]
      2: perform (the wedding ceremony) with proper ceremonies [syn:
         solemnise]
      3: make solemn and grave; "This ceremony solemnized our hearts"
         [syn: solemnise]