Definitions for processionprəˈsɛʃ ən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of moving along or proceeding in orderly succession or in a formal and ceremonious manner.
a line or body of persons, vehicles, etc., moving along in such a manner.
the act of coming forth from a source.
(v.i.)to go in procession.
Origin of procession:
bef. 1150; early ME (< OF) < LL prōcessiō a religious procession. See process , -tion
emanation, rise, procession(noun)
(theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost
"the emanation of the Holy Spirit"; "the rising of the Holy Ghost"; "the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son"
the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation
"processions were forbidden"
progress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion(noun)
the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a line of moving people or vehicles that are part of a celebration, demonstration, etc.
a funeral procession
The act of progressing or proceeding
A group of people or things moving along in an orderly manner, especially if doing so slowly and formally
A number of things happening in sequence (in space or in time)
To take part in a procession
To honour with a procession
Origin: From processioun, from pourciession, from processio, from procedere, past participle processus; see proceed.
the act of proceeding, moving on, advancing, or issuing; regular, orderly, or ceremonious progress; continuous course
that which is moving onward in an orderly, stately, or solemn manner; a train of persons advancing in order; a ceremonious train; a retinue; as, a procession of mourners; the Lord Mayor's procession
an orderly and ceremonial progress of persons, either from the sacristy to the choir, or from the choir around the church, within or without
an old term for litanies which were said in procession and not kneeling
to ascertain, mark, and establish the boundary lines of, as lands
to march in procession
to honor with a procession
A procession is an organized body of people walking in a formal or ceremonial manner.
Translations for procession
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a line of people, vehicles etc moving forward in order, especially for a ceremonial purpose
The procession moved slowly through the streets.
- desfilePortuguese (BR)
- procesí, průvodCzech
- die ProzessionGerman
- desfile; (religión) procesiónSpanish
- گروه مشایعینFarsi
- जलूस, शोभा यात्राHindi
- hóp-/skrúðganga; fylgdIcelandic
- corteo, processioneItalian
- procesija, eisenaLithuanian
- procesija; gājiensLatvian
- opptog, prosesjon, kortesjeNorwegian
- pochód, procesja, kawalkadaPolish
- گروه مشایعینPersian
- د بدرقه كاروانPashto
- procesia, sprievodSlovak
- tören alayıTurkish
- (人、車輛等的)前進行列，隊伍Chinese (Trad.)
- đám diễu hànhVietnamese
- （人、车辆等的）前进行列，队伍Chinese (Simp.)
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