from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A train of attendants, as of a distinguished person; a retinue.
- n. A ceremonial procession.
- n. A funeral procession.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A ceremonial procession, especially for a wedding or funeral or following a king.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A train of attendants; a group following and attending to some important person.
- n. a procession, especially a funeral procession following the casket carrying a dead person.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A train of attendants; a company of followers; a procession.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the group following and attending to some important person
- n. a funeral procession
French cortège, from Old Italian corteggio, from corteggiare, to pay honor, from corte, court, from Latin cohors, cohort-, throng; see gher-1 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French cortège. (Wiktionary)