Definition of Cavalcade

1. Noun. A procession of people traveling on horseback.

Generic synonyms: Procession



Definition of Cavalcade

1. n. A procession of persons on horseback; a formal, pompous march of horsemen by way of parade.

Definition of Cavalcade

1. Noun. A company of riders. ¹

2. Noun. A parade. ¹

3. Noun. A trail ride, usually more than one day long. ¹

4. Noun. (by extension) A series, a chain (e.g. of events). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cavalcade

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cavalcade

cautioning
cautionries
cautionry
cautions
cautious
cautious statement
cautiously
cautiousness
cautiousnesses
cauves
cava
cavagram
caval
caval fold
caval valve
cavalcade (current term)
cavalcades
cavalero
cavaleros
cavaletti
cavalier
cavalier hat
cavaliered
cavaliering
cavalierish
cavalierism
cavalierisms
cavalierly
cavalierness
cavaliers

Literary usage of Cavalcade

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1. Memoirs of the Court of England During the Reign of the Stuarts,: Including by John Heneage Jesse (1855)
"Cromwell appointed to the Command in Ireland — He departs from Whitehall with a splendid cavalcade—Massacres at Drogheda and Wexford—Instances of Cromwell's ..."

2. On the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Irish by Eugene O'Curry (1873)
"Allusion to bracelets in an ancient poetical name of the river Boyne. Ornamente mentioned in a description of a cavalcade given in an ancient preface to the ..."

3. Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of 'eighty by Charles Dickens (1868)
"Not at all ill-pleased to have so narrowly escaped ihi: cavalcade, they lost no more time in asking questions, but hurried to The Boot with as much speed as ..."

4. In the Forbidden Land: An Account of a Journey Into Tibet, Capture by the by Arnold Henry Savage Landor (1898)
"... mile after mile at an unpleasant pace, until we arrived at a spot where, drawn up in a line, was the cavalcade we had seen from the summit of the hill. ..."

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