motorcade

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English[edit]

Pope Benedictus XVI traveling in a motorcade.

Etymology[edit]

Blend of motor +‎ cavalcade

Noun[edit]

motorcade ‎(plural motorcades)

  1. A procession of cars carrying VIPs, especially political figures.
    JFK was assassinated in a motorcade.

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Verb[edit]

motorcade ‎(third-person singular simple present motorcades, present participle motorcading, simple past and past participle motorcaded)

  1. (intransitive) To travel in a motorcade.