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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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.
But there also were bursts of lookups after big events: for paparazzi and cortege after the death of Princess Diana in 1997
Pictures of the bereaved boys walking in Diana's funeral cortege, and their card on her coffin reading 'Mummy' were the heartbreaking images of the day imprinted in the nation's memory.
Only two months ago, Harry told a Newsweek reporter that no child should be expected to walk in his mother's funeral cortege as millions watched on the streets of London.
But over eight-and-one-half minutes an ensemble of saxophone, horn, harp, piano, violin, cello and bass guitar spun out a cortege charged by sudden interjections before building a head of steam and momentarily becoming driving.
At 8:15 a.m., the funeral cortege left Morris Funeral Home in Asheville.
As the cortege slowly wound its way through the streets amid the milling throngs, pilgrims passed their babies to a pair of priests riding on the platform to have the infants blessed by the Virgin.
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