motorcade

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noun mo·tor·cade \ ˈmō-tər-ˌkād \

Definition of motorcade

:a procession of motor vehicles

motorcade

intransitive verb

Examples of motorcade in a Sentence

  1. the next part of the parade was a motorcade of fire engines

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First Known Use of motorcade

1910

motorcade Synonyms


MOTORCADE Defined for English Language Learners

motorcade

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Definition of motorcade for English Language Learners

  • : a group or line of cars or other vehicles that travel together


MOTORCADE Defined for Kids

motorcade

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noun mo·tor·cade \ ˈmō-tər-ˌkād \

Definition of motorcade for Students

:a line of motor vehicles traveling as a group
  • a presidential motorcade


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