cavalcade
cavalcade
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (horseback or vehicle procession)
a. la cabalgata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The equestrian festival will begin with a cavalcade through the town's main street.El festival ecuestre empezará con una cabalgata por la calle principal del pueblo.
To signal the beginning of the festivities, every year the carnival queen leads a cavalcade that goes around the city.Para marcar el comienzo de las festividades, todos los años la reina del carnaval lidera una cabalgata que le da un recorrido a la ciudad.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(impressive succession)
a. el desfile
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After becoming famous this year, he has had a cavalcade of interviews.Después de hacerse famoso este año, ha tenido un desfile de entrevistas.
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cavalcade [ˌkævəlˈkeɪd]
noun
cabalgata (f); desfile (m);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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