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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
cortege \cortege\, Cort'ege \Cor`t['e]ge"\(k[^o]r`t[asl]zh"), n.
[F., fr. It. corteggio train, fr. corte court. See Court.]
A train of attendants; a group following and attending to
some important person.
Syn: retinue, suite, entourage.
[1913 Webster WordNet 1.5]
2. a procession, especially a funeral procession following
the casket carrying a dead person.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a funeral procession
2: the group following and attending to some important person
[syn: cortege, retinue, suite, entourage]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
43 Moby Thesaurus words for "cortege":
attendance, attendant, body of retainers, burial, burial at sea,
burying, caravan, cavalcade, cohort, column, court, dead march,
deep six, dirge, dress parade, entourage, flyover, follower,
following, funeral, funeral procession, last post, line,
march past, motorcade, muffled drum, mule train, pack train,
parade, parasite, pomp, procession, promenade, retinue, review,
rout, satellite, skimmington, stream, string, suite, taps, train
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