A cavalcade of camels.
- An example of a cavalcade is a procession of riders on horseback in a parade.
- An example of a cavalcade is a series of plays in a festival.
- a procession of horsemen or carriages
- any procession
- a sequence or series, as of events
Origin of cavalcadeFrench from Italian cavalcata from cavalcare, to ride from Vulgar Latin an unverified form caballicare from Classical Latin caballus: see cavalier
- A procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages.
- A ceremonial procession or display.
- A succession or series: starred in a cavalcade of Broadway hits.
Origin of cavalcadeFrench from Old French from Old Italian cavalcata from cavalcare to ride on horseback from Medieval Latin caballicāre from Latin caballus horse
(third-person singular simple present cavalcades, present participle cavalcading, simple past and past participle cavalcaded)
From French, from Old French, from the Old Italian cavalcata from cavalcare, which meant to ride on horseback, from Medieval Latin caballicāre, from the Vulgar Latin caballus, which means horse. Ultimately related to chevauchee.