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Definition of "parade" []

  • An organized public procession on a festive or ceremonial occasion. (noun)
  • The participants in such a procession. (noun)
  • A regular place of assembly for reviews of troops. Also called parade ground. (noun)
  • A ceremonial review of troops. (noun)
  • The troops taking part in such a review. (noun)
  • An ordered, esp ceremonial, march, assembly, or procession, as of troops being reviewed (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A place where military formations regularly assemble (noun)
  • A visible show or display (noun)
  • A public promenade or street of shops (noun)
  • A successive display of things or people (noun)
  • The interior area of a fortification (noun)
  • A parry in fencing (noun)
  • To walk or march, esp in a procession (through) (verb)
  • To exhibit or flaunt (verb)
  • To cause to assemble in formation, as for a military parade (verb)
  • To walk about in a public place (verb)

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Use "parade" in a sentence
  • "The placement in the parade is also critical - you gotta be IN FRONT OF the CashWagon."
  • "This parade is the "oldest and largest children's parade" and each year thousands of children "march in bands, ride on floats, cruise on unicycles, trikes, and bikes, dance and twirl in drill teams, and walk their pets down the one-mile parade," according to to the Rose Festival web site."
  • "Leading off the parade is the Army band from West Point."