mo·​tor·​cade ˈmō-tər-ˌkād How to pronounce motorcade (audio)
: a procession of motor vehicles
motorcade intransitive verb

Examples of motorcade in a Sentence

the next part of the parade was a motorcade of fire engines
Recent Examples on the Web Biden has made a number of stops in the state since the start of his campaign and the Badger state is expected to see many more motorcade visits before November. — Sam Woodward is the Minnesota elections reporting fellow for USA Today. Sam Woodward, USA TODAY, 2 May 2024 The group is sometimes settled in before Trump's motorcade has even pulled up to the 17-story Art Deco-style building. Graham Kates, CBS News, 24 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for motorcade 

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Word History

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of motorcade was in 1910

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“Motorcade.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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mo·​tor·​cade ˈmōt-ər-ˌkād How to pronounce motorcade (audio)
: a parade of motor vehicles

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