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pageant

Pronunciation: /ˈpædʒənt/

Translation of pageant in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (show, ceremony) festividades (feminine plural) the pageant of history el desfile de la historia
    Example sentences
    • Street pageants, parades and outdoor concerts have been lined-up to entertain locals and visitors and the street spectacular should not be missed for those who enjoy the magic of performance arts.
    • They have produced full-scale scripted plays, but their outdoor pageants are the breathtaking highlight of the Public Dreams year.
    • The festivities climax tomorrow in a royal state procession and a colourful pageant of music, dance and theatre.
    1.2 (historical show)[ espectáculo histórico al aire libre ]
    Example sentences
    • In 1576 actor James Burbage built London's first public theater, known simply as The Theatre, which was an open-air structure that combined features of pageant wagons, fixed stages, and banquet halls.
    • Dublin's St Patrick's Festival parade takes place from noon on Wednesday when 3,500 performers will thrill spectators with a stream of ingeniously designed pageants.
    • Blocking of major city roads during peak hours and uninhibited use of loud speakers and other accessories for the pageants have raised a hue and cry among the public.

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