cavalcade


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cav·al·cade

(kăv′əl-kād′, kăv′əl-kād′)
n.
1. A procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages.
2. A ceremonial procession or display.
3. A succession or series: starred in a cavalcade of Broadway hits.

[French, from Old French, from Old Italian cavalcata, from cavalcare, to ride on horseback, from Medieval Latin caballicāre, from Latin caballus, horse; see cavalier.]

cavalcade

(ˌkævəlˈkeɪd)
n
1. a procession of people on horseback, in cars, etc
2. any procession: a cavalcade of guests.
[C16: from French, from Italian cavalcata, from cavalcare to ride on horseback, from Late Latin caballicāre, from caballus horse]

cav•al•cade

(ˌkæv əlˈkeɪd, ˈkæv əlˌkeɪd)

n.
1. a procession of persons riding on horses, in carriages or cars, etc.
2. any procession.
3. any noteworthy series, as of events or activities.
[1585–95; < Middle French < early Italian cavalcata horseback raid < Late Latin caballicāre]

Cavalcade

 a procession of persons on horseback; a procession or parade of carriages.
Examples: cavalcade of carriages; of devils, 1709; of horsemen; of songs; of sewarry [Indian mounted troops], 1616.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cavalcade - a procession of people traveling on horseback
procession - the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation; "processions were forbidden"

cavalcade

noun parade, train, procession, march-past a cavalcade of limousines and police motorcycles
Translations
مَوْكِبُ عَرَباتٍ فُرسان)
kavalkádaprůvod
procession
lovas felvonulás
skrúîfylking
kavalkada
kavalkāde
kavalkáda
gösterişli geçit

cavalcade

[ˌkævəlˈkeɪd] Ncabalgata f (fig) → desfile m

cavalcade

[ˌkævəlˈkeɪd] n [cars, carriages, horses] → cortège m

cavalcade

nKavalkade f

cavalcade

[ˌkævəlˈkeɪd] n (of horses, cars) → sfilata

cavalcade

(kӕvəlˈkeid) noun
a ceremonial procession.
References in classic literature ?
exclaimed Professor Bumper one morning, when the cavalcade, led by Tolpec in the capacity of head guide, started off.
A general movement among the domestics, and a low sound of gentle voices, announced the approach of those whose presence alone was wanted to enable the cavalcade to move.
And wot,' sez I, 'if some day, prancing along in a fash'nable cavalcade, she all of a suddents comes across him drivin' a Mexican steer?
Presently there was a distant blare of military music; it came nearer, still nearer, and soon a noble cavalcade wound into view, glorious with plumed helmets and flashing mail and flaunting banners and rich doublets and horse-cloths and gilded spear- heads; and through the muck and swine, and naked brats, and joyous dogs, and shabby huts, it took its gallant way, and in its wake we followed.
It was full four o'clock in the afternoon before my cavalcade was entirely ready.
The cavalcade, following the sweep of the drive, quickly turned the angle of the house, and I lost sight of it.
A bear-leader, a popular street character of the time, was impressed as an additional ornament, before the cavalcade had gone far down the Strand; and his bear, who was black and very mangy, gave quite an Undertaking air to that part of the procession in which he walked.
Another lay brother led a sumpter mule, loaded probably with his superior's baggage; and two monks of his own order, of inferior station, rode together in the rear, laughing and conversing with each other, without taking much notice of the other members of the cavalcade.
The entire cavalcade then turned and galloped away toward the range of hills in the distance.
A litter was rigged for the now feverish Baynes, and the little cavalcade was soon slowly winding off along the river trail.
As Porthos had foreseen, the cavalcade produced a good effect; and if Mme.
A moment later the small, creaking cavalcade was directly in front of the two soldiers.