A formal procession of people walking, on horseback, or riding in vehicles: the royal cavalcade proceeded through the city
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- Mr Celoro was buried in a silver-coloured coffin after a motorcycle cavalcade formed his funeral procession.
- A falconry display, dog agility show and a cavalcade of military vehicles, chiefly from the Second World War era, drew crowds of spectators.
- The procession included a cavalcade of 60 motorbikes and trikes ridden by friends and family of the grandfather-of-eight.
late 16th century (denoting a ride or raid on horseback): from French, from Italian cavalcata, from cavalcare 'to ride', based on Latin caballus 'horse'.