One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A procession of vehicles or people travelling to or from a funeral.‘thousands lined the streets for his funeral procession’
- ‘The entire route of the funeral procession was thronged by members of the public.’
- ‘There'll be a funeral procession to the United States Capitol.’
- ‘Officers led the funeral procession with swords reversed, while some 500 sailors stood at attention.’
- ‘More people die in the hospital than at home, and there are no more funeral processions or mourning clothing.’
- ‘Hundreds of people turned out for the funeral procession of the journalist.’
- ‘The funeral procession parades slowly through the streets, followed by a band playing a mournful dirge as it moves to the cemetery.’
- ‘A funeral procession some 30,000 strong made its way from the ghetto to Brooklyn.’
- ‘He mourned Cromwell and took part in the funeral procession.’
- ‘Thousands marched behind his funeral procession, a measure of his extraordinary impact on Russia's very heart, soul, and mind.’
- ‘Less elaborate funeral processions and limited bell tolling were maintained, while the wake was abolished.’
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