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See also: cortège
cortege (plural corteges)
- A ceremonial procession, especially for a wedding or funeral or following a monarch.
- 1660 February 3 (date written; Gregorian calendar), Samuel Pepys, Mynors Bright, transcriber, “January 24th, 1659–1660”, in Henry B[enjamin] Wheatley, editor, The Diary of Samuel Pepys […], volumes (please specify |volume=I to X), London: George Bell & Sons […]; Cambridge: Deighton Bell & Co., published 1893–1899, →OCLC:
- Upon the morrow after their marriage, the bride and bridegroom perambulate the streets, followed by a numerous cortege, the guests at the wedding festival, two and two
a ceremonial procession