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ticker-tape parade

[tik-er-teyp] /ˈtɪk ərˌteɪp/
a parade honoring a visiting dignitary, hero, or the like in which confetti, shredded newspapers, or the like are showered into the streets from buildings along the parade route.
Origin of ticker-tape parade
from the former practice of using ticker tapes Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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