|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
Sutherland Suth·er·land (sŭ&phonth;'ər-lənd), Earl Wilbur, Jr. 1915-1974.
American physiologist. He won a 1971 Nobel Prize for showing that cyclic AMP within the cell is the agent that moderates the action of hormones.