Etymology
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retinue (n.)

"a body of retainers, a number or company of persons retained in the service of someone," late 14c., from Old French retenue "group of followers, state of service," literally "that which is retained," noun use of fem. past participle of retenir "to employ, to retain, hold back" (see retain). Related: Retinular.

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Definitions of retinue

retinue (n.)
the group following and attending to some important person;
Synonyms: cortege / suite / entourage
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