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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The body of persons who attend to a person of importance in travel or public appearance.

Usage examples (35)
  • The movie star and her retinue arrived yesterday to shoot the movie.
  • When Providence frowns upon them their retinue is soon dispersed and scattered from them.
  • The empress and her retinue were the guests of Bishop Migazzi for five days in 1764.
  • He had come to accept the fact that he and his retinue were the only people left on earth. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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