What does the word procession mean?

Usage examples for procession

  1. When the procession arrived, all was ready and the people were delighted." – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  2. A further point of value is that the female figures in the procession carried something on their heads, as is shown by their raised but broken left arms. – Problems in Periclean Buildings by G. W. Elderkin