Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of regimental colour in English:
(In the UK) a regimental standard in the form of a silk flag, carried by a particular regiment along with its Queen’s colour.
- The link is exemplified in the British army, whose infantry regiments still carry a regimental colour and a queen's colour.
- FOR THE first time in nearly 50 years the three Royal Marines Commandos are to be presented with their regimental colours, in Plymouth.
- Olwyn Green, widow of Lt - Col Charlie Green - an early CO of 3RAR in Korea killed by enemy mortar fire - fixed the Kapyong streamer to the regimental colour.
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