Definition of Horse Guards in English:

Horse Guards

Syllabification: Horse Guards

noun

  • A mounted brigade from the household troops of the British monarch, used for ceremonial occasions.
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    • Nightingale, an irregular by disposition and circumstance, conspired with reformers in the army, parliament, bureaucracy, and court to fight the diehard Horse Guards and stingy ministers.
    • The second son of Charles and Diana just turned 21 (this last week), and will soon emerge from Sandhurst to enter a military career, probably with the Horse Guards.
    • Royall was brigadier-general of the province's Horse Guards, the governor's ceremonial bodyguard, but he came to distrust the English governor, Francis Bernard.

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