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What is "Cathedral Train" - Definition & Explanation

Also known as a monarch train. A cascading train extending six to eight feet behind the gown. Often used on wedding dresses.
(Also known as a monarch train); a cascading train extending six to eight feet behind the gown, for the most formal weddings.

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