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processional march


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n processional march a march to be played for processions
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In literature:

Their first exhibition of themselves was in a processional march of two and two round the parish.
"Tess of the d'Urbervilles" by Thomas Hardy
A band of whistles and drums near by suddenly started the music of a solemn processional march.
"The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle" by Hugh Lofting
But it persisted; passing finally into a processional march, through which it was still dimly, mysteriously traceable to the end.
"The Coryston Family" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
The years go marching by in ordered processional.
"One Third Off" by Irvin S. Cobb
We have no flags to honour, no processional march to accompany our dead.
"Merchantmen-at-Arms" by David W. Bone
Its processionals and its recessionals show actual men and women in the real march of life.
"The Bible and Life" by Edwin Holt Hughes