Associations to the word «Procession»
PROCESSION, noun. The act of progressing or proceeding.
PROCESSION, noun. A group of people or things moving along in an orderly, stately, or solemn manner; a train of persons advancing in order; a retinue.
PROCESSION, noun. A number of things happening in sequence (in space or in time).
PROCESSION, noun. (ecclesiastical) (obsolete) (in the plural) Litanies which were said in procession and not kneeling.
PROCESSION, verb. (intransitive) To take part in a procession
PROCESSION, verb. (transitive) (dated) To honour with a procession.
PROCESSION, verb. (transitive) (legal) (US) (North Carolina and Tennessee) To ascertain, mark, and establish the boundary lines of (lands).
PROCESSION, noun. (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost; "the emanation of the Holy Spirit"; "the rising of the Holy Ghost"; "the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son".
PROCESSION, noun. The group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation; "processions were forbidden".
PROCESSION, noun. The act of moving forward (as toward a goal).
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