Cavalcade Definition

kăvəl-kād, kăvəl-kād
noun
A procession of horsemen or carriages.
Webster's New World
Any procession.
Webster's New World
A sequence or series, as of events.
Webster's New World
A trail ride, usually more than one day long.
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verb

To move as part of a series or group, such as marchers in a parade or snow in an avalanche, especially in large numbers or in a chaotic or dangerous fashion.

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Other Word Forms of Cavalcade

Noun

Singular:
cavalcade
Plural:
cavalcades

Origin of Cavalcade

  • 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.

    From Wiktionary

  • French from Old French from Old Italian cavalcata from cavalcare to ride on horseback from Medieval Latin caballicāre from Latin caballus horse

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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