guard of honor


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guard of honor

guard′ of hon′or


n.
a guard specially designated for welcoming or escorting distinguished guests or for accompanying a casket in a military funeral. Also called honor guard.
[1915–20]
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Noun1.guard of honor - an escort for a distinguished guest or for the casket at a military funeralguard of honor - an escort for a distinguished guest or for the casket at a military funeral
escort - an attendant who is employed to accompany someone
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A moment later searching parties were scouring the ancient pile in search of them, and my cup of happiness was full when I saw them being escorted into the room by a cheering guard of honor.
Conduct her thither, E-Thas, with a suitable guard of honor and see to it that slaves and eunuchs be placed at her disposal, who shall attend upon all her wants and guard her carefully from harm."
He had a bourgeois guard of honor too, and fine troops they were!
There were four gorgeous tents standing side by side in the place of honor, on a broad railed platform in the centre of the Grand Stand, with a shining guard of honor round about them.
Commandant Maj General Mouzam Jah Ansari also laid flowers wreath on the martyrs' memorial while a contingent of FC honored the martyrs with guard of honor.
At the Prime Minister House, a smartly turned out contingent of the armed forces personnel presented Guard of Honor to the distinguished guest.
A ceremonial guard of honor was lined for the Montenegrin prime minister at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport decorated with the national flags of the two countries.
The Chief of Army Staff Bajwa receives guard of honor in London.
ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain Saturday was given a farewell guard of honor at Aiwan-e-Sadr on completion of his five-year constitutional term.
ISLAMABAD -- Outgoing Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday was presented Guard of Honor as the tenure of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) ended on late Thursday.
He was warmly welcomed by Commander Karachi Rear Admiral Asif Khaliq and a smartly turned out contingent presented guard of honor to him.