On April 3, Flaherty and 40 other band members traveled to Boston along with a contingent of other New York firefighters.
Other than a contingent of police and Secret Service agents, only the media were on hand to greet the first couple.
Former Texas governor Ann Richards was a big fan of the Texas Rangers, a contingent of which was her protective detail.
late 14c., from Old French contingent or directly from Latin contingentem (nominative contingens) "happening, touching," present participle of contingere "to touch" (see contact). The noun is from 1540s, "thing happening by chance;" as "a group forming part of a larger group" from 1727.