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PASADENA - The floats were gone, the lawn chairs packed away and the streets swept clean, but Tournament of Roses festivities fes·tiv·i·ty
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1. A joyous feast, holiday, or celebration; a festival.
2. The pleasure, joy, and gaiety of a festival or celebration.
3. stretched into Sunday afternoon.
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1. having a spicy odor.
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1. in full bloom; occurring in fully developed form.
2. having a bright red color.
Of a bright red or ruddy color. floats traipsed through a Pasadena park nearly all day Sunday for up-close viewing and smelling of the elaborate displays with tons of flower petals. Winds of 25 to 35 mph, with stronger gusts, deterred few. Many showed up at 7 a.m. for a special two-hour viewing for senior citizens and the disabled.
``This is the only show around,'' said Dick Wheeler, administration captain at the after-parade viewing area.
About 30,000 people toured the 2 1/2-mile stretch of floats Saturday, and a sold-out crowd of 100,000 visited Sunday, Wheeler said. Those figures were typical, despite the unusually cool weather and high winds, he said. Additional spectators had to be turned away Sunday because the viewing area was full.
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There were 54 floats, every inch covered with fresh and dried flowers, seeds, vegetables and even seaweed seaweed, name commonly used for the multicellular marine algae. Simpler forms, consisting of one cell (e.g., the diatom) or of a few cells, are not generally called seaweeds; these tiny plants help to make up plankton. , that were parked after they coursed the streets of Pasadena on Saturday. Many of the flowers were to be donated after the public viewing.
Pasadena police raised parade-related arrest totals by two Sunday, bringing the total to 88. Most of the arrests were for misdemeanor offenses involving alcohol. Many were committed during the all-night slumber party people held before the parade to secure their free parade-viewing spots by the streets.
Photo: (1 -- color) A sold-out crowd of 100,000 waits Sunday for a close look at floats that cruised Pasadena on Saturday in the Tournament of Roses parade The Tournament of Roses Parade was established, and first held, on January 1,1890, in Pasadena, California, eight miles (13 km) northeast of Downtown Los Angeles.
Rooted in tradition, this parade is broadcast on multiple television networks, watched by upwards of one .
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(2 -- color) A float from the Rose Parade makes a colorful backdrop for a group photograph.