Definition of motorcade in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈməʊtəkeɪd/


A procession of motor vehicles, typically carrying and escorting a prominent person.
Example sentences
  • A group of kids escorts his motorcade to the picturesque town square, where a crowd of about 100 has gathered.
  • All of the three candidates wound up their month-long campaign on Saturday with motorcades and marches in the district and spent yesterday in quiet reflection and preparation for today's election.
  • Will his friends organise marches and motorcades to try to influence the Court of Appeal?


Early 20th century: from motor, on the pattern of cavalcade.

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