noun, plural pag·eant·ries.
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Producers Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh have maintained that the ceremony will be shot like a movie, perhaps an effort to mix things up and attract viewers who lost interest in the usual pageantry over the years.
The McSweenys typically bought a table and invited friends who had never been to an inaugural ball to let them experience the pageantry and patriotism first hand.America doesn’t need inaugural balls. But there’s something lost when they disappear.|Roxanne Roberts|January 19, 2021|Washington Post
The pageantry will be in full effect, and then Honaker will sprint onto the field, ready to play left guard — Forney’s old position — while sporting No.Ten months after his death, David Forney’s number will be worn again at the Army-Navy game|Kareem Copeland|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
From the outset, the pageantry was there, and Kennedy was declared the winner largely because he looked like the winner.
Even the hot Jewish women I mentioned above did something a bit more “intellectual” than pageantry: acting.Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America?|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Passersby passed by, displaying the full pageantry of West Village life.Well, La Ti Da: Stephin Merritt’s Winning Little Words of Scrabble|David Bukszpan|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A papal visit, by definition, is freighted with emotion and pageantry.‘Viva Papa Francisco!’ Brazil Celebrates Pope’s Trip|Mac Margolis|July 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Cannons were fired, brass bands played, and American-inspired pomp and pageantry abounded.Liberia Rethinks Its Past in Wake of Charles Taylor War-Crimes Verdict|Emily Schmall, Clair MacDougall|April 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But what gets lost among all the bitter pageantry is the little matter of delegates.A Florida Win Will Make Headlines, But What About the Delegates?|Matthew DeLuca|January 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The poor like the Queen personally, and like to gaze at royal pageantry; but they are not fanatically loyal.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
The ceremony was shorn of the grotesque pageantry of chivalric times, and was confined to the interior of the abbey.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
Its grand opening was a riot of splendid colorings and beauty, never surpassed in all pageantry.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
Man seeks to adorn death; the pageantry of the funeral, the attractiveness of the cemetery, all show this.Separation and Service|James Hudson Taylor
It is a religion of love, practical, undemonstrative, knowing nothing of pageantry and spectacle.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce