procession

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1pro·ces·sion

noun \prə-ˈse-shən\

: an organized group or line of people or vehicles that move together slowly as part of a ceremony

: a number of people or things that come or happen one after another

Full Definition of PROCESSION

1
a :  a group of individuals moving along in an orderly often ceremonial way
b :  succession, sequence
2
a :  continuous forward movement :  progression
b :  emanation <the Holy Spirit's procession from the Father>

Examples of PROCESSION

  1. There was a procession of children carrying candles.
  2. The cars moved in procession to the cemetery.

Origin of PROCESSION

Middle English processioun, from Anglo-French processiun, from Late Latin & Latin; Late Latin procession-, processio religious procession, from Latin, act of proceeding, from procedere
First Known Use: 12th century

2procession

verb

Definition of PROCESSION

intransitive verb
archaic
:  to go in procession

First Known Use of PROCESSION

1691

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