Simple Definition of procession
: 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
Examples of procession in a sentence
There was a procession of children carrying candles.
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
Rhymes with procession
accession, aggression, bull session, compression, concession, confession, depression, digression, discretion, egression, expression, impression, ingression, jam session, obsession, oppression, precession, profession, progression, recession, refreshen, regression, repression, secession, skull session, succession, suppression, transgression
Definition of procession
: to go in procession
First Known Use of procession
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Definition of procession for Students
: a group of individuals moving along in an orderly often ceremonial way <a funeral procession>
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