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A group of people serving as an escort or performing drill exhibitions on ceremonial occasions. Also called guard of honor.
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guard′ of hon′or
a guard specially designated for welcoming or escorting distinguished guests or for accompanying a casket in a military funeral. Also called honor guard.
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