What does the word cortege mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A train of attendants.

Usage examples for cortege

  1. With a wave of the hand, Gabriel Druse ordered the cortege forward, and silently the procession with its yellow banners and its sable, drooping plumes moved on. – The World For Sale, Volume 2. by Gilbert Parker
  2. On reaching the bank of the Nile the funeral cortege proceeded to embark. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  3. Big Otter placed himself in front of the cortege to beat the track. – The Big Otter by R.M. Ballantyne