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parade

noun [C]  /pəˈreɪd/ us  
a large number of people marching, walking, or riding in vehicles, all moving in the same direction, usually in a formal way as part of a public celebration: We used to go and see the Thanksgiving Day parade in New York. A parade is also a military ceremony in which soldiers march in front of important officials or as part of a public celebration.
Translations of “parade”
in Korean 퍼레이드…
in Arabic اِسْتِعْراض…
in French défilé, parade…
in Turkish geçit töreni, resmi geçit, tören…
in Italian parata, processione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 群眾隊伍, 遊行, 一隊人…
in Russian парад…
in Polish parada…
in Spanish desfile, revista…
in Portuguese desfile…
in German der Umzug, die Parade…
in Catalan desfilada…
in Japanese パレード…
in Chinese (Simplified) 群众队伍, 游行, 一队人…
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