1 a funeral procession
EtymologyFrom French cortège.
- A ceremonial procession, especially for a wedding or funeral or
following a king.
- 1660: Samuel Pepys, Diary - Upon the morrow after their marriage, the bride and bridegroom perambulate the streets, followed by a numerous cortege, the guests at the wedding festival, two and two...
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