march-past


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march-past

(märch′păst′)
n.
A procession or parade, especially of troops being reviewed.
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The twins took a position near the door, the widow stood at Luigi's side, Rowena stood beside Angelo, and the march-past and the introductions began.
Budgam's Additional Deputy Commissioner Mushtaq Ahmad Simnani unfurled the national flag, inspected the parade and took the salute at the March-past presented by the personnel of the police, armed police, CRPF and Home Guards.
On arrival newly-posted RPO Imran Ahmed was presented march-past and salute by a smart contingent of police and he was welcomed by DPO Sadiq Ali Dogar outside command and control room.
Earlier, RPO Rawalpindi Muhammad Ehsan Abbas along with Commandant Police College Abbas Ahsan inspected march-past and smartly dressed contingent of officials of SPU presented salute.
The flag of 46 countries including Pakistan were hoisted and the contingents of Pakistan Navy presented a march-past.
During today's flag raising ceremony, the flags of 46 countries participating in this year's drill were hoisted and a smartly turned out contingent of the Navy presented a march-past.
The march-past that will take place this Friday involves a total of 117 contingents and will include representatives from government agencies, the private sector, statutory bodies, schools, universities, and non-governmental organisations.
Barring a few ladies, many are rejoicing at the prospect of being allowed to wear trousers instead of the traditional sari during the march-past at the Commonwealth games next month.
At the Wakra Sports Club, march-past and cultural performances by students of MES Indian School, Bhavans Public School, DPS Modern Indian School, Pak Shama School, and Shantiniketan Indian School will be held.
Contingents of Northern Light Infantry, Gilgit Baltistan Scouts and Boy Scouts presented guard of honor at the monument and later took part in march-past.
Some of the 2,500 troops who paraded Tucanos jets form the figure 60 during the fly-past Red Arrows Hawks fly over castle in E II R formation Ceremonial march-past in Windsor Castle's quadrangle Sir David Richards, the Queen and Prince Philip admire the fly-past
The hour-long ceremony saw a march-past by around 20,000 soldiers and flag-bearers, with guests of honor looking on.