Meaning of “procession” in the English Dictionary

"procession" in British English

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processionnoun

uk /prəˈseʃ.ən/ us /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.

[ 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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(Definition of “procession” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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processionnoun [ C ]

us /prəˈseʃ·ən/

a line of people, vehicles, or objects moving forward in an organized manner, esp. as part of a ceremony:

a funeral procession
processional
adjective [ not gradable ] us /prəˈseʃ·ə·nəl/

There was tight security along the processional route.

(Definition of “procession” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)