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observance
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

2 uses
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Definition
conformity with law or custom or practice

or:

taking part in a ritual — such as celebrating a holiday
  • In his regiment Maximilian Morrel was noted for his rigid observance, not only of the obligations imposed on a soldier, but also of the duties of a man; and he thus gained the name of "the stoic."
    Chapters 29-30 (57% in)
  • His drawing-room, under the regenerating influence of a young wife and a daughter by his first marriage, scarcely eighteen, was still one of the well-regulated Paris salons where the worship of traditional customs and the observance of rigid etiquette were carefully maintained.
    Chapters 47-48 (55% in)

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