cortège

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

cortège (plural cortèges)

  1. Alternative spelling of cortege
    • 2016, Ian McEwan, Nutshell, Vintage, page 106:
      We crowd outside to wait for the funeral cortège. We know this is an important death.

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Etymology[edit]

From French cortège, from Italian corteggio, from Italian corteggiare, from Latin cortem, from Latin cors, an alternative form of Latin cohors, which is a compound of co- (see cum) and -hors (see hortus).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌkɔrˈtɛː.ʒə/
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  • Hyphenation: cor‧tè‧ge

Noun[edit]

cortège n or m (plural cortèges, diminutive cortègetje n)

  1. cortege

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian corteggio.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cortège m (plural cortèges)

  1. procession

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