Examples of procession in a sentence
There was a procession of children carrying candles.
The cars moved in procession to the cemetery.
Origin and Etymology of procession
Middle English processioun, from Anglo-French processiun, from Late Latin & Latin; Late Latin procession-, processio religious procession, from Latin, act of proceeding, from procedere
First Known Use: 12th century
Definition of procession
: to go in procession
First Known Use of procession
PROCESSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of procession for English Language Learners
: an organized group or line of people or vehicles that move together slowly as part of a ceremony
: a number of people or things that come or happen one after another
PROCESSION Defined for Kids
Definition of procession for Students
: a group of individuals moving along in an orderly often ceremonial way <a funeral procession>
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