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cavalcade

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noun cav·al·cade \ˌka-vəl-ˈkād, ˈka-vəl-ˌ\

Simple Definition of cavalcade

  • : a line of riders, vehicles, etc., moving along in the same direction

  • : a series of related things

Full Definition of cavalcade

  1. 1 a :  a procession of riders or carriages b :  a procession of vehicles or ships

  2. 2 :  a dramatic sequence or procession :  series

Examples of cavalcade

  1. The cavalcade arrived at the hotel.

  2. a cavalcade of antique cars

  3. a cavalcade of natural disasters



Origin of cavalcade

French, ride on horseback, from Old Italian cavalcata, from cavalcare to go on horseback, from Late Latin caballicare, from Latin caballus horse; akin to Greek kaballeion horse, Middle Irish capall workhorse


First Known Use: 1644


CAVALCADE Defined for Kids

cavalcade

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noun cav·al·cade \ˌka-vəl-ˈkād\

Definition of cavalcade

  1. 1 :  a procession especially of riders or carriages

  2. 2 :  a dramatic series (as of related events)





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