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aquacade

[ak-wuh-keyd, ah-kwuh-] /ˈæk wəˌkeɪd, ˈɑ kwə-/
noun
1.
an elaborate aquatic performance or exhibition consisting of swimming, diving, etc., usually accompanied by music.
Origin of aquacade
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40; aqua- + -cade
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Word Origin and History for aquacade
n.

"aquatic entertainment," 1937, American English, from aqua- + -cade, from cavalcade (q.v.).

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