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ticker tape

ticker-tape reception (or parade) (mainly in New York) the showering of the motorcade of a distinguished politician, visiting head of state, etc., with ticker tape as a sign of welcome
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I don't look back and watch the games but I watch the ticker-tape parade as I film the whole thing from my float.
We are going to arrange a ticker-tape welcome in the streets of Soweto.
So Mayor Giuliani, where's the ticker-tape parade for Joe Namath?
One journalist commented that if an Australian sports team had achieved the success and acclaim overseas that Tankard's ADT has done, it would have received a ticker-tape reception on arrival home.
Stevenage were given a rousing ticker-tape reception at St Andrews by their 5000 travelling fans.
Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach had her ticker-tape parade snaking through three cities on Monday with thousands of people showing up on the streets to show their support for the most beautiful woman in the world-the universe rather.
Caption: New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi joined the Alliance for Downtown New York to unveil a new granite marker in the Canyon of Heroes commemorating the November 2009 ticker-tape parade honoring team's unprecedented 27th World Series championship.
Some say the vuvuzelas emphasise the World Cup's South African-ness in the same way the ticker-tape branded Argentina 78 and stolen jewellery was the Mexico 70 signature.
Bursts of red and yellow ticker-tape often drew more cheers than the pop-rock songs they were designed to augment, while the crowd was at its most attentive not when Kulash was boring us with dreary ballad Last Leaf but when he was cracking jokes between tracks.
Ten days later John Glenn was feted by thousands of Americans during a ticker-tape parade - his second - in New York's "Canyon of Heroes" in lower Manhattan.