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Sport a parry in fencing

parade

of finery; most notable ones in New York and Atlantic City on Easter Sunday. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
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PARADE

PARallel Applicative Database Engine. A project at Glasgow University to construct a transaction-processor in the parallel functional programming language Haskell to run on an ICL EDS+ database machine.
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While hundreds of people will be taking part in the popular parade, even more will be turning out to watch as paraders move to the sound of the samba.
The paraders set off through the main street down Abergele Road, to the clock tower before turning into the shopping centre and up the one way system to the delight of onlookers.
During New Orleans' Mardi Gras Parades, the paraders throw mementos to the people on the street--the onlookers.
Every October, Galembo watches the paraders on Sixth Avenue in New York and keeps an eye out for the latest Halloween trends ("Michael Jackson and zombies last year," she notes).
When the paraders get to Central Park, the veterans, police and firefighters will form two columns, which the four representatives will march through to the flag raising ceremony, McNally said.
But by the 1970s, it was carnival La Vega style, with its competing groups of colorfully garbed paraders known as compatio.s, that began to attract increasing attention for the creativity and quality of costumes and masks.
Several threads of paraders are converging on the plaza as we arrive, each marcher clutching a glowing paper lantern, so it looks like giant luminescent caterpillars are floating into place.
We need to constantly remind ourselves, in this image-filtered world, that not all Muslims are gun-toting terrorists; not all gay people are promiscuous pride paraders; not all Christians in the U.S.
To don the earthy coating, paraders jump into a gurgling pool of mud.
I nearly memorized George Barker's Noctambules, a now-forgotten poem that began, thrillingly in that era of persecution of homosexuals and near-blackout of gay writing, with the unforgettable words: "The gay paraders of the esplanade, the wanderers in time's shade ..." I already knew what he was talking about there, for most of my sexual experiences had been, necessarily, pickups in the dark.
Redmon gained remarkably free access to laborers (mostly young femmes) in Fuzhou factory where 12- and 14-hour days are devoted to manufacturing beads and other items bestowed by paraders as favors during N.O.