Definitions for "Parade"
Keywords:  troop, fort, march, assemble, marshal
The ground where a military display is held, or where troops are drilled. Also called parade ground.
An assembly and orderly arrangement or display of troops, in full equipments, for inspection or evolutions before some superior officer; a review of troops. Parades are general, regimental, or private (troop, battery, or company), according to the force assembled.
Any imposing procession; the movement of any group of people marshaled in military order, especially a festive public procession, which may include a marching band, persons in varied costume, vehicles with elaborate displays, and other forms of entertainment, held in commemoration or celebration of an event or in honor of a person or persons; as, a parade of firemen; a Thanksgiving Day parade; a Memorial Day parade; a ticker-tape parade.
A pompous show; a formal or ostentatious display or exhibition.
A public walk; a promenade.
To exhibit in a showy or ostentatious manner; to show off.
A parade is an organized procession of people along a street, often in costume, and often accompanied by floats or sometimes large lighter-than-air balloons with complex shapes. Parades are held for a wide range of reasons, but are usually celebrations of some kind.
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. The ballet premiered on May 18 1917 at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris, with costumes and sets designed by Pablo Picasso, a choreography by Léonide Massine (who was also dancing), and the orchestra conducted by Ernest Ansermet.
Parade is a musical that opened on Broadway at the Vivian Beaumont Theater on December 17, 1998 with a book by Alfred Uhry and music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown. The premier was directed by Harold Prince and closed 28 February 1999 after 85 performances.
a sign of respect, not only for the participants, but for those who did not come back
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. It was played by performers at the entrance for the purpose to attract people.
a festive and escapist event, an opportunity and an excuse to forget for a few minutes the cares and concerns of everyday life
Keywords:  gorgeous, dinner, appetite, great, deal
a great deal like life
a great way to work up an appetite for a gorgeous dinner party
Keywords:  parry, see
a chance to remind people what a vital part our furry companions play in our lives and how much they enjoy simply being with us
on leaving the Saddling Enclosure, the horses parade in front of the main grandstand before going to the start.
a defence of the body, made by an opposition of one's blade to that of an adversary
Keywords:  sorrows, visible, display, her
a visible display; "she made a parade of her sorrows"
Keywords:  posture, guard, defense
Posture of defense; guard.
Keywords:  i'm, animal, group
a group, and I'm not a group animal
A parade refers to any times soldiers are in formation with restriction of movement. The American usage is "formation."
Keywords:  say, sweet, care, way, you
a sweet way to say you care