recessional march


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Noun1.recessional march - a march to be played for processions
marching music, march - genre of music written for marching; "Sousa wrote the best marches"
dead march, funeral march - a slow march to be played for funeral processions
wedding march - a march to be played for a wedding procession
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The Army band started playing the recessional march, the breezy "Sampaguita," but he was still deep in thought, so the band had to repeat the piece to give the President time to return to the ceremonial platforms.
4) Priests and officials lead the recessional march at the conclusion of the inaugural Mass Saturday at the new Blessed John Paul II Church.
It was our wedding recessional march on Christmas Day, 1972.