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procession

noun uk   /prəˈseʃ.ən/ us  
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. [S] a series of people or things, one after the other: My day has just been a never-ending procession of visitors.
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in Korean 행렬, 행진…
in Arabic مَوْكِب…
in French cortège…
in Turkish kafile, alay, tören kıtası…
in Italian processione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 行列,隊伍, 一系列,一長串…
in Russian процессия…
in Polish pochód, defilada, procesja…
in Spanish desfile, (religión) procesión…
in Portuguese procissão…
in German die Prozession…
in Catalan processó…
in Japanese (人や車の列の)行進…
in Chinese (Simplified) 行列,队伍, 一系列,一长串…
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