PRONUNCIATION: (kav-uhl-KAYD, KAV-uhl-kayd)

MEANING: noun:
1. A procession of riders on horses, vehicles, etc.
2. A noteworthy series of events.

ETYMOLOGY: From French cavalcade (stampede, cavalcade), from Italian cavalcata (ride, cavalcade), from cavalcare (to ride on horseback), from Latin caballus (horse). Earliest documented use: 1591.

CAVALCARE - veterinary insurance for horses

NAVALCADE - the Seventh Fleet traverses the Panama Canal

CABALCADE - a procession of conspiratorial numerologists