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
Recent Examples of cortege from the Web
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.
Although the world will likely never forget the sight of the two of them marching with their father, grandfather and uncle behind their mother's coffin in the funeral cortege, the experience was more wrenching than either had previously let on.
At 8:15 a.m., the funeral cortege left Morris Funeral Home in Asheville.
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.
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.
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.
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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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