: a public celebration of a special day or event that usually includes many people and groups moving down a street by marching or riding in cars or on special vehicles (called floats)
: a military ceremony in which soldiers march or stand in lines so that they can be examined by officers or other important people
: a long series of people or things that come one after the other
: to walk or march together in public especially as a way of celebrating or protesting something
: to walk in a way that attracts attention
: to force (someone) to walk or march in public
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