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1. The act of proceeding, moving on, advancing, or issuing; regular, orderly, or ceremonious progress; continuous course. That the procession of their life might be More equable, majestic, pure, and free. (trench)

2. That which is moving onward in an orderly, stately, or solemn manner; a train of persons advancing in order; a ceremonious train; a retinue; as, a procession of mourners; the lord Mayor's procession. Here comes the townsmen on procession. (Shak)

3. An orderly and ceremonial progress of persons, either from the sacristy to the choir, or from the choir around the church, within or without.

4. An old term for litanies which were said in procession and not kneeling. Procession of the holy ghost, a theological term applied to the relation of the Holy spirit to the father and the Son, the Eastern Church affirming that the Spirit proceeds from the Father only, and the western Church that the Spirit proceeds from the Father and the Son. Procession week, a name for rogation week, when processions were made; cross-week.

Origin: F, fr. L. Processio. See Proceed.

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... be revealed, pheromones are a very very important means of chemical communications in the animal world especially insects. Next time you see a procession of ants marching in a line run your finger through the trail and watch the confusion it will then give you a good idea how important pheromones ...

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... Besides the monetary value of them range from 15 to 100 million. Not to mention that no sellers would be able to part from their one of a kind procession. Plus u would have to live in a country that allowed u to adopt wild animals. In the US that's not legal.

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