Examples of cortege in a Sentence
the movie star's cortege included her hair stylist, makeup artist, personal assistant, and press agent
the funeral cortege of mourners stretched for three city blocks
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From Mark Ridenour’s martial trumpet summons at the beginning of the funeral cortege to the joyous dance of life that is the rondo-finale, Honeck delivered the Mahler Fifth in all its wild and messy and terrifying and tender bigness.
Thousands gathered to watch Franco’s coffin enter the state assembly building in downtown Rio on Thursday afternoon, with local media providing blanket coverage of the cortege.
His cortege of matte-camouflage BMWs roared up the mountainside, past women swabbing their fences with mops and dump trucks (a reported 800 in total) hauling snow to the summit.
Down mountain roads and interstates, the cortege passed thousands of men and women who raised Bibles and American flags in tribute.
The funeral cortege is expected to leave at about 1:30 p.m., and parts of Vine Street, the Vine Street Expressway and area highways are expected to be blocked for the procession.
Holding a sparkling ankh, his cortege paused at Osiris's signature tables where he was cascaded with confetti and honorifics.
But there also were bursts of lookups after big events: for paparazzi and cortege after the death of Princess Diana in 1997; impeach during the Monica Lewinsky scandal in 1998; rubble, triage, terrorism, and yes, surreal after 9/11.
Those attending the cremation were instructed not to wear hats or raise umbrellas as the cortege passed, and certainly not to lower the tone by taking selfies.
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CORTEGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cortege for English Language Learners
: a line of people or cars moving slowly at a funeral
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