Definition of motorcade noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈməʊtəkeɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmoʊtərkeɪd//
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a line of vehicles including one or more that famous or important people are travelling in The President's motorcade glided by. The royal couple arrived in separate motorcades. There was an attack on the presidential motorcade. Word Originearly 20th cent.: from motor, on the pattern of cavalcade.
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