What does pageantry mean?

pageantry meaning in General Dictionary

a rich and spectacular service

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  • an elaborate representation of moments from record etc; frequently involves a parade with wealthy costumes
  • Scenic programs or spectacles taken collectively spectacular quality splendor
  • Scenic programs or spectacles, taken collectively; dazzling high quality; splendor.

pageantry meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"splendid screen," 1650s; see pageant + -ry.


Sentence Examples with the word pageantry

For all kinds of ceremonial he has all a lawyer's respect, and his pages are often adorned and encumbered with the pageantry and material garniture of the story.

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