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puh rayd

  • n  a ceremonial procession including people marching
  • n  an extended (often showy) succession of persons or things
    a parade of strollers on the mall
    a parade of witnesses
  • n  a visible display
    she made a parade of her sorrows
  • v  walk ostentatiously
    She parades her new husband around town
  • v  march in a procession
    the veterans paraded down the street

  • In recent years the parade has averaged two hours in length.
  • In a country that rarely acknowledges homosexuality, let alone celebrates it, Hong Kong's first gay-pride parade was downright revolutionary.
  • The mile-long parade route is carefully planned to avoid any places of worship, and Canetti says that she has told some of the procession's expected participants, especially those .
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  • Chet Culver in The Epoch Times
    Iowa Gov. Chet Culver said in a statement released on Sunday, "My thoughts and prayers are with the town of Bellevue and those injured at today's Fourth of July parade. I am especially saddened because the accident occurred during the events...
  • Virgil in New York Daily News
    The mood is shock and disbelief,Bellevue Mayor Virgil Murray said. "We've had this parade forever. We've had horses in the parade forever."
  • Beck in The Associated Press
    If you're coming here to vandalize, if you're coming her to disrupt, well, then you're going to stay because we are going to put you in jail,Beck said. "This parade is a family event. This parade is a celebration of a victory of a great...

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