What does motorcade mean?

Definitions for motorcade
ˈmoʊ tərˌkeɪdmo·tor·cade

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. motorcade(noun)

    a procession of people traveling in motor cars

Wiktionary

  1. motorcade(Noun)

    A procession of cars carrying VIPs, especially political figures.

    Etymology: From cavalcade, taking "-cade" as a suffix with motor replacing the horse sense.

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  1. Motorcade

    A motorcade is a procession of vehicles. The term motorcade was coined by Lyle Abbot, and is formed after cavalcade on the false notion that "-cade" was a suffix meaning "procession". In fact, there is no such suffix in either French or Latin, although -cade has now since become a productive suffix in English, leading to the alternative names carcade, autocade, and even Hoovercade. Eric Partridge called the name a "monstrosity", and Lancelot Hogben considered the word to be a "counterfeit coinage". The original suffix in cavalcade is actually "-ade".

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of motorcade in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of motorcade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of motorcade in a Sentence

  1. Scott Bookstein:

    My client never had any desire or intention of harming the Pope, any dignitaries, law enforcement personnel or any other individual, according to the allegations against him, ... Mr. Cannella's misconduct was unlawfully entering a restricted area of JFK airport by following a motorcade and flashing a badge.

  2. Steve Thorson:

    They said yes, and I thought, well I'm going to go for this, i said 'What's the chance of riding in the motorcade?' and they called back and said the Secret Service would whisk me into one of the cars (after greeting the President).

  3. Air Force veteran Bill Pratt:

    It's an important thing, and I would do something like this every chance I get. Heather Ales told said Heather Ales family has a legacy of military service, and brought two children to see the motorcade pass.

  4. State Department spokesman John Kirby:

    Paramedics and a physician were on the scene with the Secretary's motorcade at the time of the accident.

  5. Lauren Boebert:

    I don't go to work in a motorcade or armored car, i am my best security.

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