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identification parade

noun

Definition of identification parade

British

  1. :  a line of people who stand next to each other while someone tries to identify one of them as the person who has committed a crime



Word by Word Definitions

identificationplay
  1. :  an act of identifying :  the state of being identified

    :  evidence of identity

    :  psychological orientation of the self in regard to something (as a person or group) with a resulting feeling of close emotional association

paradeplay
  1. :  a pompous show :  exhibition

    :  the ceremonial formation of a body of troops before a superior officer

    :  a place where troops assemble regularly for parade

  1. :  to cause to maneuver or march :  marshal

    :  promenade

    :  to exhibit ostentatiously


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