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cavalcade


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cavalcade  \Cav"al*cade`\,  n.  [F.  cavalcade,  fr  It  cavalcata 
  fr  cavalcare  to  go  on  horseback,  fr  LL  caballicare  fr  L. 
  caballus  an  inferior  horse,  Gr  ?.  Cf  {Cavalier}, 
  {Cavalry}.] 
  A  procession  of  persons  on  horseback;  a  formal,  pompous  march 
  of  horsemen  by  way  of  parade. 
 
  He  brought  back  war-worn  cavalcade  to  the  city. 
  --Prescott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cavalcade 
  n  :  a  procession  of  people  traveling  on  horseback 




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