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Synonyms for cortege

Synonyms for cortege

a funeral procession

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the group following and attending to some important person

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In the meantime the cortege returned to the Palais Royal.
The sunlight lingered on the purple crests, and we could see him leading the way to his stockade, a burly bareheaded figure walking far in advance of a straggling cortege, and swinging regularly an ebony staff taller than himself.
Between the lamps of the charitable gateway the slow cortege reappeared, lighted up for a moment, the short, thick man limping busily, with the horse's head held aloft in his fist, the lank animal walking in stiff and forlorn dignity, the dark, low box on wheels rolling behind comically with an air of waddling.
The nine-year-old's mum Laura had asked mourners to pay tribute to keen skateboarder Kairon by rolling with his cortege as it entered Perth Crematorium.
His children - Abigail, seven, and Sophie, three - linked arms with mum Jen, 28, at the head of the cortege before lighting candles to their dad.
EVERTON FC legend Howard Kendall's funeral cortege is set to do a lap of Goodison Park ahead of his funeral service tomorrow.
e cortege was led to a packed service by a marching jazz band wearing maroon and navy suits before Visage's biggest hit, Fade To Grey, boomed out of a PA system.
Dozens of motorcyclists joined the cortege from West Vale to Hudderseld Crematorium to give David - known as Brigadier - a perfect send-o-.
Before the service, fans had a chance to say goodbye as the funeral cortege passed through their streets.
1988: Two British soldiers blundered into an IRA funeral cortege in West Belfast and were killed by a lynch mob.
Il etait 16h45 quand le cortege presidentiel fait son apparition.
Thousands of people lined the streets to see the funeral cortege as it travelled from Deepdale stadium to Preston Minster.
Nelson Mandela's funeral cortege has begun its solemn journey to the seat of South African government in Pretoria, where it will lie in state for three days.
With tears in their eyes, men, woman and children, stood silently as his funeral cortege wound its way through Newcastle city centre to St Nicholas Cathedral after travelling from his Ashington home.
Take, by way of example, Middlesex Community Cortege in Bedford and Lowell, Mass.