Definition of pageantry in English:

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pageantry

Pronunciation: /ˈpajəntrē/

noun

Elaborate display or ceremony.
Example sentences
  • The ceremony and pageantry of the last week was not simply a way of saying goodbye to a much-loved person.
  • This was indeed a glorious display of pageantry and dignity.
  • The pomp and pageantry seemed to affect our lads quite a bit and they appeared sluggish and nervous at the beginning of the game.
Synonyms
spectacle, display, ceremony, magnificence, pomp, splendor, grandeur, show
informal razzle-dazzle, razzmatazz

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Syllabification: pag·eant·ry

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