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processional

noun pro·ces·sion·al \ prə-ˈsesh-nəl , -ˈse-shə-nᵊl \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of processional

1 :a book containing material for a procession
2 :a musical composition (such as a hymn) designed for a procession
3 :a ceremonial procession

Examples of processional in a Sentence

  1. He led a slow processional into the church.

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First Known Use of processional

15th century


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processional

adjective

Definition of processional

:of, relating to, or moving in a procession

processionally

adverb

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First Known Use of processional

circa 1611


PROCESSIONAL Defined for English Language Learners

processional

noun

Definition of processional for English Language Learners

  • : a piece of music that is played during a procession


processional

adjective

Definition of processional for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or used for a procession



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