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Saturday, December 01, 2007

Definitions for cavalcade

  1. A procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages.
  2. Any procession.
  3. A sequence; a series.

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Citations for cavalcade
Behind him he sensed the progress of the cavalcade as one by one the carriages wheeled off the Dublin road. Stella Tillyard, Citizen Lord: The Life of Edward Fitzgerald, Irish Revolutionary
Last week, Seoul pleaded for immediate financial assistance from the United States and Japan, following a cavalcade of bad economic news. Steven Butler and Jack Egan, U.S. News
Origin of cavalcade
early Italian
1585-1595
Cavalcade derives from Old Italian cavalcata, from cavalcare, "to go on horseback," from Late Latin caballicare, from Latin caballus, "horse."