Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An entertainment spectacle of swimmers and divers, often performing in unison to the accompaniment of music.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An entertainment consisting of swimmers and divers performing to music

Etymologies

aqua- + (caval)cade.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
aqua + cavalcade (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It's worse than a urinal, in fact, because at least they are designed to afford a modicum of privacy and necessitate you standing close to the porcelain in order to avoid an aquacade of poisonous precipitation.

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  • Seas, covered with rock-climbing walls and zip lines, torrents of water for surfboarding, multiple theaters (needing reservations), stores and shops by the dozens, aquacade theaters with diving boards and athletic performers, so many activities that there's really no reason for anyone ever to leave the ship - and they hardly will.

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  • In her first starring role, Esther Williams plays aquacade star Caroline Brooks who is getting ready to hang up her flippers and settle down with songwriter Steve Elliot (Skelton).

    Home Theater Forum

  • Starring: Esther Williams, Red Skelton, Basil Rathbone, Bill Goodwin In her first starring role, Esther Williams plays aquacade star Caroline Brooks who is getting ready to hang up her flippers and settle down with songwriter Steve Elliot (Skelton).

    Home Theater Forum

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