What does pageantry mean?
Definitions for pageantry
ˈpædʒ ən tripageant·ry
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a rich and spectacular ceremony
an elaborate representation of scenes from history etc; usually involves a parade with rich costumes
A pageant; a colourful show or display, as in a pageant.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from pageant.
All these inconveniences are consequent to this dogmatizing, supposing men in the right; but if they be in the wrong, what a ridiculous pageantry is it to see such a philosophical gravity set man out a solecism. Governm. of the Tongue.
Such pageantry be to the people shown;
There boast thy horse’s trappings and thy own. Dryden.
scenic shows or spectacles, taken collectively; spectacular quality; splendor
The numerical value of pageantry in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of pageantry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of pageantry in a Sentence
Dyker Heights is the undisputed king of Christmas pageantry in New York City, or as we like to say … fuggedaboutit.
If your religion does not make you holy, it will damn you. It is simply painted pageantry to go to hell in.
The key lessons of Singapore are that President Trump sees tremendous value in the imagery of diplomacy and wants to be seen as a bold leader, even if the substance of the diplomacy is far behind the pageantry.
She recognized looking back and watching some of the other ones that that's a no-win situation. You can't compete with the pageantry of the President in the halls of Congress with the vice president and speaker.
Just because he seems like a jolly man doesn't mean that his intentions are pure, or that he's unable to launch a missile again, a lot of the summit, even if the true intention of President Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong Un was to work towards peace at some point, there's a lot of pageantry involved. So in some sense, he was acting.
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