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procession

noun     /prəˈseʃ.ən/
C2 [C] a line of people who are all walking or travelling in the same direction, especially in a formal way as part of a religious ceremony or public celebration: a wedding/funeral procession The festival will open with a procession led by the mayor.CeremoniesWalking and walkers [S] a series of people or things, one after the other: My day has just been a never-ending procession of visitors.Order and sequenceSimultaneous and consecutive
(Definition of procession noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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