color guard


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color guard

n.
The ceremonial escort for the flag, as of a country or organization.

col′or guard`


n.
military personnel or others who carry or escort the flag or colors in parades, reviews, etc.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.color guard - a ceremonial escort for the (regimental) colorscolor guard - a ceremonial escort for the (regimental) colors
escort - an attendant who is employed to accompany someone
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