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A military drill in marching, maneuvering, and formal handling of arms in which the participants perform at close intervals.
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practice performed by military units marching in compact formations, as for ceremonial or guard duties.
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|Noun||1.||close-order drill - (military) military drill of troops in standard marching (shoulder-to-shoulder)|
military drill - training in marching and the use of weapons
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