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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)

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.

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."