Pageant

What is Pageant?

Pageant definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
an elaborate public spectacle illustrative of the history of a place, institution, or the like, often given in dramatic form or as a procession of colorful floats.
a costumed procession, masque, allegorical tableau, or the like forming part of public or social festivities.
a show or exhibition, especially one consisting of a succession of participants or events: a beauty pageant.
something comparable to a procession in colorful variety, splendor, or grandeur: the pageant of Renaissance history.
a pretentious display or show that conceals a lack of real importance or meaning.
(in medieval times) a platform or stage, usually moving on wheels, on which scenes from mystery plays were presented.

display or pageantry.
Obsolete. a stage bearing any kind of spectacle.

 

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