pageant

Part of speech: noun

An imposing exhibition.

Part of speech: noun

A theatrical spectacle.

Part of speech: noun

Pageantry.

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Usage examples "pageant":

  1. The line of march to the cemetery lay past the Adams house, so Mrs. Adams had asked them all to come there, to watch the solemn pageant. - "Half a Dozen Girls", Anna Chapin Ray.
  2. The crowd, who had come for a day's pageant, a frolic not unlike the happy doings at East Molesey Fair, felt suddenly silenced and oppressed. - "The Tangled Skein", Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy.
  3. It was a pageant of black shadow and brilliant light. - "Where Deep Seas Moan", E. Gallienne-Robin.