verb (used without object)
Examples from the Web for procession
The procession continued on to the Cypress Hill Cemetery, where Ramos was buried the week before.
They repeated that several times and before the procession moved on.Protesters Demand Justice For Gurley As Gap Grows Between Cops and NYC|M.L. Nestel|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The NYPD Emerald Society pipes and drums struck up a slow march and the procession began the journey to the cemetery.Choking Back Tears, Thousands of Cops Honor Fallen Officer Ramos|Michael Daly|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This group was far larger, its procession stretching out over two to three city blocks and numbering more than a hundred.
One depicts a procession of figures wearing both Mayan and Spanish garb, some holding what appear to be human hearts.7 Historically Significant Artifacts Rescued by Happenstance|The Daily Beast|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A procession of symbols representing scorpions and tarantulas embellished one of the rug's many border stripes.Athalie|Robert W. Chambers
A procession was held, in which the functionaries of the Inquisition took part.A History of Spain|Charles E. Chapman
As often as the procession paused, the noise was redoubled, the confusion became tenfold.Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume I|Karl Ritter von Scherzer
Every half hour a procession arrived from some neighbouring town with its music and streaming flags.Sybil|Benjamin Disraeli
The ladies joined the procession up and down the board walk.A Modern Cinderella|Amanda M. Douglas
British Dictionary definitions for procession
Word Origin for procession
Word Origin and History for procession
late Old English, "act of marching or proceeding," from Old French procession "procession" (religious or secular), 11c., and directly from Late Latin processionem (nominative processio) "religious procession," in classical Latin "a marching onward, a going forward, advance," noun of action from past participle stem of procedere (see proceed).