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pageantnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpædʒ·ənt/
a show, celebration, or parade (= a large number of people walking or marching together), esp. one in which people wear special clothing or act out events from the past: the Miss Chinatown pageant Our school held a Pageant of Great Women.
pageantry
noun [U]  us   /ˈpædʒ·ən·tri/
Between games, the traditional pageantry includes the Parade of Champions.
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