from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Pageants and their presentation.
  • noun Grand display; pomp.
  • noun Empty show; flashy display.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Pageants collectively; theatrical display; splendid display in general.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Scenic shows or spectacles, taken collectively; spectacular quality; splendor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A pageant; a colourful show or display, as in a pageant.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an elaborate representation of scenes from history etc; usually involves a parade with rich costumes
  • noun a rich and spectacular ceremony


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