A group of people serving as an escort or performing drill exhibitions on ceremonial occasions. Also called guard of honor.(noun)
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Use "honor guard" in a sentence
"The garrison of Fort Longchamps marched out past an honor guard of the 6th Panzer Division."
"He also appointed his Macedonian companion Anaxippus as leader of an honor guard of forty mounted spearmen to accompany the governor back to the regional capital of Chortacana modern Herat."