Definitions for ticker-tape parade
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a parade in which a celebrity is showered with confetti (formerly with ticker tape) thrown into the streets from buildings along the parade route.
Origin of ticker-tape parade:
Ticker tape parade
A ticker tape parade is a parade event held in a built-up urban setting, allowing large amounts of shredded paper to be thrown from nearby office buildings onto the parade route, creating a celebratory effect by the snowstorm-like flurry. The concept originates from the United States and is most usually associated with that country, and especially New York City.
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