hit parade

noun

Definition of hit parade

: a group or listing of the most popular or noteworthy items of a particular kind (such as popular songs)

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The Glucksteins and Salmons founded Lyons, a firm that shaped British tastes, catered for Buckingham Palace and owned a hit parade of mega-brands. The Economist, "The Jewish immigrants who changed British diets," 29 Aug. 2019 The Glucksteins and Salmons founded Lyons, a firm that shaped British tastes, catered for Buckingham Palace and owned a hit parade of mega-brands. The Economist, "The Jewish immigrants who changed British diets," 29 Aug. 2019 The Glucksteins and Salmons founded Lyons, a firm that shaped British tastes, catered for Buckingham Palace and owned a hit parade of mega-brands. The Economist, "The Jewish immigrants who changed British diets," 31 Aug. 2019 That much was clear from the show's initial trailer, which includes a hit parade of the movie's memorable sequences. Peter Rubin, WIRED, "Snowpiercer Trains an Eye on TV—and Its Genre DNA Runs Deep," 21 July 2019 Trump's argument for a second term then quickly became a rehash of grievances and false claims from his first campaign, along with a hit parade of Trump rally applause lines. al.com, "Trump launches reelection bid with familiar themes, redoubling focus on his most avid backers," 19 June 2019 More on the Tigers: Here are three observations from the Tigers’ 6-1 loss to Tampa Bay: Norris’ hit paradeThe end result — three runs in 5 2/3 innings against one of the better offenses in the American League — was fine. Anthony Fenech, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Tigers observations: Offense hits the snooze button after brief wake-up call," 6 June 2019 Despite all the classic-rock hit parades on tour this summer, there's no rule requiring musicians to be stagnant deep into their careers. David Lindquist, Indianapolis Star, "Four ways Dave Matthews Band played a youthful 39th show at Ruoff amphitheater," 7 July 2018 Tonight was just Chet Barsuitis and His Merry Men, from the southwest side of Chicago, but even the local combos knew all the hot numbers on the hit parade. Edward Mcclelland, Chicago Reader, "Meet Resurrection Mary, the ghost of Archer Avenue," 26 June 2018

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1929, in the meaning defined above

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