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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. A procession of riders on horses, vehicles, etc.
2. A noteworthy series of events.
From French cavalcade (stampede, cavalcade), from Italian cavalcata (ride, cavalcade), from cavalcare (to ride on horseback), from Latin caballus (horse). Earliest documented use: 1591.
“Steve Bannon, Mr Trump’s former chief strategist and the architect of his presidential campaign, headlined a motley crew of far-right Republicans who offered a cavalcade of bilious, resentment-filled speeches promoting Mr Moore while pandering to Alabamians’ prickliness. ‘Nobody comes down here and tells Alabamians what to do,’ said Mr Bannon, a Virginian, speaking after a Texan and several Midwesterners.”
Roy Moore Is Defeated in Alabama’s Senate Election: Decency Wins; The Economist (London, UK); Dec 13, 2017.
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