Pronunciation: (pan'u-plē), [key]
1. a wide-ranging and impressive array or display: the dazzling panoply of the maharaja's procession; the panoply of European history.
2. a complete suit of armor.
3. a protective covering.
4. full ceremonial attire or paraphernalia; special dress and equipment.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.