dress parade

dress parade

n
(Military) military a formal parade of sufficient ceremonial importance for the wearing of dress uniform
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Up Broadway Chandler moved with the vespertine dress parade.
A salute of twenty-four guns was fired on reciept of good news from Washington, and a dress parade took place at headquarters.
Her military rig, as Lieutenant-General, isn't for business, it's for dress parade, because the ladies made it.
A wedding is holy matrimony, not just a gigantic fancy dress parade Former Tory MP Ann Widdecombe commenting on the forthcoming Prince Harry-Meghan Markle nuptials This is yet another example of discrimination by Labour James Cleverly, deputy chairman of the Conservative Party, on the banning of heterosexual white men from a Labour conference on equality I might get married when I'm 70 to spice things up because I'm stuck with him now - I've got his kid
Officers convalescing at Southwood Hospital, King's Park, held a fancy dress parade on Christmas Day.
Comrie in Perthshire carried out their annual Flambeaux and fancy dress parade which was attended by astronaut Major Tim Peake.
A crazy raft race and fancy dress parade will start at 11am with a theme of sporting heroes before the plunge begins at 11.
This picture shows youngsters from Netherthong Village School taking part in a fancy dress parade in September 2005.
During the visit, HRH The Duchess attended a reception that featured foods prepared by the school's pupils and saw a Tudor dress parade.
Tenby's event also includes the Daitantic raft race challenge in memory of former participant Dai Rees, and a fancy dress parade.
Gwernaffield Silver Band will be providing musical entertainment and there will be a host of fun activities for all ages including a fancy dress parade, teddy bear parachuting, a tug of war competition and magic show.