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Saturday, March 02, 2002

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
Cavalcade derives from Old Italian cavalcata, from cavalcare, "to go on horseback," from Late Latin caballicare, from Latin caballus, "horse."