The definition of a retinue is a group made up of followers and people who work for a famous person.
An example of a retinue is most of the followers of a specific guru attending a retreat.
a body of assistants, followers, or servants attending a person of rank or importance; train of attendants or retainers
Origin of retinueMiddle English retenue from OFr, feminine of retenu, past participle of retenir: see retain
The retainers or attendants accompanying a high-ranking person.
Origin of retinueMiddle English retenue from Old French from feminine past participle of retenir to retain ; see retain .
From Middle English retenue, from Old French retenue, past participle of retenir (“retain")