meaning of procession

1. 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 Mayors 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.
the act of moving forward toward a goal

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procession | processional | processional march | processionalist | processionary | processioner | processioning |

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