Noun(1) an elaborate representation of scenes from history etc; usually involves a parade with rich costumes(2) a rich and spectacular ceremony
(1) It will feature the school band, school choir, dancing as well as a history pageant featuring St. Patrick, King Henry V111, and Famous Irish Women.(2) A variety of celebrations are under consideration, including a pageant of the town's history, a statue although the subject continues to be a matter of controversy and a street party for children.(3) The entertainment value of the pageant from the celebrity panel to the colourful performances of the contestants will be able to interest and excite people not only in the show but in the package itself.(4) the pageant of public life(5) Haworth celebrated the Jubilee with a historical pageant of tableaux representing such events and personalities of the reign as Amy Johnson and the burial of the Unknown Warrior.(6) It's a grand pageant set in elaborate 17th century costumes of wigs, breeches, tights and ruffs.(7) The colourful pageant marks the start of a country-wide programme of more than 600 entertainments at key historical sites, which aims to attract 10 million visitors.(8) Yesterday, as the 160th Lonach Highland Games were turned into a colourful pageant , Robin Williams took part in the Bellabeg hill race for the third consecutive year.(9) The centerpiece of the 1954 Tostal was a historical pageant at Tara.(10) In 1576 actor James Burbage built London's first public theater, known simply as The Theatre, which was an open-air structure that combined features of pageant wagons, fixed stages, and banquet halls.(11) In the 1990's, the Miss Brazil pageant changed its rules to allow plastic surgery, hair extensions and colored contact lenses.(12) She reprints a cartoon that shows three women in bathing suits and sashes as if in a Miss America pageant .(13) it's all part of life's rich pageant(14) The festivities climax tomorrow in a royal state procession and a colourful pageant of music, dance and theatre.(15) I hope this pageant can reflect women's strong desire to beautify themselves and seek after their own unique style.(16) they brought the history books to life at the town's pageant
(1) beauty pageant :: skoonheidskompetisie
1. parade ::
2. procession ::
3. cavalcade ::
5. spectacle ::
6. extravaganza ::
7. show ::
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