Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A group of people serving as an escort or performing drill exhibitions on ceremonial occasions. Also called guard of honor.

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  • n. an escort for a distinguished guest or for the casket at a military funeral

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Examples

  • The garrison of Fort Longchamps marched out past an honor guard of the 6th Panzer Division.

    Panzer Aces

  • He also appointed his Macedonian companion Anaxippus as leader of an honor guard of forty mounted spearmen to accompany the governor back to the regional capital of Chortacana modern Herat.

    Alexander the Great

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