[kawr-tezh, -teyzh] /kɔrˈtɛʒ, -ˈteɪʒ/

a procession, especially a ceremonial one:
a funeral cortege.
a line or train of attendants; retinue.
a formal procession, esp a funeral procession
a train of attendants; retinue

1640s, “train of attendants,” from French cortège (16c.), from Italian corteggio “retinue,” from corte “court,” from Latin cohortem (see court (n.)).


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