Examples of pageantry in a Sentence
I like the tradition and pageantry that come with graduations.
Recent Examples of pageantry from the Web
It’s July 8, 1958, and Baltimore is awash in baseball pageantry.
The most complete account of the coronation, published July 28 1838, devoted almost 2,500 words to describing the pageantry of the event, going as far as listing the quantity, type and estimated value of jewels and pearls in the royal crown.
The traditionally ceremonial address, dominated by pageantry, was a crucial testing ground for May's ability to run the country during its most challenging period for generations.
Even before news of Prince Philip's illness, the government had announced that the speech would be delivered with less pageantry than normal a result of the timing of the snap election.
Queen Elizabeth II will read out the plans to lawmakers at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in London in an occasion stripped of most of its usual pageantry, marking the start of a two-year parliamentary session.
Prince George, meanwhile, didn't look too impressed by the pageantry in his tiny Peter Pan collar and suspenders.
Despite the pageantry surrounding Comey’s testimony last week, the counterintelligence investigation is likely to proceed in cloistered secrecy.
Opening a door The pageantry and drama of Saturday’s Bass Hall awards ceremony tends to obscure the Cliburn’s ultimate purpose.
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First Known Use of pageantry
PAGEANTRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pageantry for English Language Learners
: the use of special clothing, traditions, and ceremonies as part of a special event or celebration
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