Definition of Horse Guards in English:

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Horse Guards

Pronunciation: /ˈhôrs ˈˌɡärdz/

plural noun

A mounted brigade from the household troops of the British monarch, used for ceremonial occasions.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: Horse Guards

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