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procession

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1 a body of individuals moving along in an orderly and often ceremonial way
  • a procession of mourners leaving the cemetery

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2 forward movement in time or place
  • watched the constant procession of cars headed out of the city at the start of the weekend

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The first known use of procession was in the 12th century

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“Procession.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/procession. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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