One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A spectacle involving swimming and diving, usually with musical accompaniment.
- ‘Of course, without that cute pool and juvenile aquacade, there wouldn't be much to the show; even with it, it is dated and dull.’
- ‘This element has not been exploited, but motorcade blends motor and cavalcade and has prompted aerocade, aquacade, and camelcade.’
- ‘In 1939 and 1940, Richard swam in the Aquacade at the New York Worlds Fair.’
- ‘On the fiftieth anniversary of her Channel swim, in 1976, the pool in the Aquacade was dedicated to her.’
- ‘Her cinematic aquacades have held a place in the canon of camp since their release, not least because of the influence of her willing accomplice, a legendary choreographer.’
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