Definition of cortège in English:
1A solemn procession, especially for a funeral: a funeral cortège off we sped in the cortège of limousines that had been drawn up on the tarmac
More example sentences
- A million people lined the route of the funeral cortège while millions more watched on television.
- The funeral cortège was led by a lone piper and flanked by a guard of honour.
- The singer climbs, grim-faced, into the band's chauffeur-driven, black people carrier as though he's about to join a funeral cortège.
1.1A person’s entourage or retinue: his entourage became an ever-present cortège wherever he went
Words that rhyme with cortègebeige, Liège, manège
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