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parades, plural;
  1. Walk or march in public in a formal procession or in an ostentatious or attention-seeking way
    • - officers will parade through the town center
  2. Walk or march in such a way along (the streets of a town)
    • - carefree young men were parading the streets
  3. Display (someone or something) while marching or moving around a place
    • - revolutionary guards paraded him through the streets
  4. Display (something) publicly in order to impress or attract attention
    • - he paraded his knowledge
  5. Appear falsely as; masquerade as
    • - these untruths parading as history
  6. (of troops) Assemble for a formal inspection or ceremonial occasion
    • - the recruits were due to parade that day
  1. A public procession, esp. one celebrating a special day or event and including marching bands and floats

  2. A formal march or gathering of troops for inspection or display

  3. A series of people or things appearing or being displayed one after the other
    • - the parade of Hollywood celebrities who troop onto his show
  4. A distasteful manifestation of a particular quality or kind of behavior
    • - the parade of lunacy and corruption will continue
  5. A parade ground

  6. A public square or promenade

  7. A row of stores
    • - a shopping parade

  1. a ceremonial procession including people marching
  2. walk ostentatiously; "She parades her new husband around town"
  3. an extended (often showy) succession of persons or things; "a parade of strollers on the mall"; "a parade of witnesses"
  4. march in a procession; "the veterans paraded down the street"
  5. a visible display; "she made a parade of her sorrows"
  6. A parade (also called march or marchpast) is a procession of people, usually organized along a street, often in costume, and often accompanied by marching bands, floats or sometimes large balloons. Parades are held for a wide range of reasons, but are usually celebrations of some kind. ...
  7. The Fuckparade is an annual summer techno demonstration in Berlin. The event developed in reaction to the exclusion of Gabber music and commercialisation of Love Parade. The Love Parade itself, in 2000, was described as Berlin's largest tourist attraction, drawing 1. ...
  8. Parade is a ballet with music by Erik Satie and a one-act scenario by Jean Cocteau. The ballet was composed 1916-1917 for Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. ...
  9. "Parade" is the fourth episode of the second series of British television sitcom, Bottom. It was first broadcast on October 22, 1992.
  10. Parade was a magazine for men in Britain.
  11. Parade was the final film directed by Jacques Tati. It was made for television and featured Tati as a clown in a circus. The film was screened at the 1974 Cannes Film Festival, but wasn't entered into the main competition.
  12. Parade is an American nationwide Sunday newspaper magazine, distributed in more than 400 newspapers in the United States. It was founded in 1941 and is owned by Advance Publications. The most widely read magazine in the U.S., Parade has a circulation of 32 million and a readership of 71 million.
  13. A military parade is a formation of soldiers whose movement is restricted. The American usage is "formation or military review". The military parade is now mostly ceremonial, though soldiers from time immemorial up until the late 19th century fought in formation. ...
  14. An organized procession consisting of a series of consecutive displays, performances, exhibits, etc. ...
  15. (Parades) Festive street processionals interesting since they often include bands, usually held as part of a holiday celebration, i.e., Fourth of July, Memorial Day, Groundhog Day, etc.
  16. (Parades) are a celebration of identify and in dreams signify you need to establish your identity. What is unique about you?
  17. (parades) (in  Northern Ireland (constituent unit, United Kingdom): Cultural life)
  18. Level area of interior of a fort (similar to a castle s Bailey or Ward).
  19. an area, usually centrally located, where troops were assembled for drill and inspection.
  20. This term came from street shows. In addition to artistic entrance of all the program participants (circus name 'parade-allez'), the word 'parade' designated a comic dialogue, in which humorous content was often based on deafness and impercipience of the interlocutor. ...
  21. Common term for the what is officially called the Grande Marche Parade in the broadsheet. Held at the mid-way point of each day (1:30PM). Theoretically mandatory for all entertainers. Also called (especially on hot days) the Trail of Tears or the Death March.
  22. sb. 1. A muster of troops for inspection or display. 2. A march or procession.
  23. Typically done at the end of a runway show. All models parade out onto the stage in their last outfit. The designer may be brought out during this time.
  24. Trying to establish your identity by displaying assets, skills; celebrating your achievements / Being a showoff; having fun at someone else's expense; spoiling the show
  25. What began in 1922 as a parade of floats built by departmental clubs.^[7] has blossomed into one of the highlights of the VEISHEA celebration, with attendance estimates sometimes reaching as high as 75,000 people. ...