Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 01/06/15 Cavalcade

Cavalcade (noun)
cavalcade [kav-uh l-keyd, kav-uh l-keyd]


noun
1. a procession of persons riding on horses, in horsedrawn carriages, in cars, etc.
2. any procession.
3. any noteworthy series, as of events or activities.

Synonyms
2. parade, retinue.

Origin: 1585-95; < Middle French < early Italian cavalcata horseback raid, equivalent to cavalc (are) to ride on horseback (< Late Latin caballicāre, equivalent to caball (us) horse (see cavalier ) + -icā- v. suffix + -re infinitive ending) + -ata -ade

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