Procession Definition

prə-sĕshən
processions
noun
processions
The act of proceeding, esp. in an orderly manner.
Webster's New World
A number of persons or things moving forward, as in a parade, in an orderly, formal way.
Webster's New World
The movement of such a group.
American Heritage
Origination; emanation.
The procession of the Holy Spirit.
American Heritage
verb
processions
To go in a procession.
Webster's New World

(law, US, North Carolina and Tennessee) To ascertain, mark, and establish the boundary lines of (lands).

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Other Word Forms of Procession

Noun

Singular:
procession
Plural:
processions

Origin of Procession

  • From Middle English processioun, from Old French pourciession, from Latin processio (“a marching forward, an advance, in Late Latin a religious procession"), from procedere, past participle processus (“to move forward, advance, proceed"); see proceed.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Old French from Late Latin prōcessiō prōcessiōn- from Latin an advance from prōcessus past participle of prōcēdere to advance proceed

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

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