Definition of guard of honour in English:
A group of soldiers detailed to ceremonially welcome an important visitor.
- Members of the Air Field Defence Wing provided the firing party and the guard of honour for receiving VIPs.
- The Regiment formed a guard of honour before today's play commenced.
- He was a special constable for 13 years and 60 police officers formed a guard of honour at his funeral.
Definition of guard of honour in:
- US English dictionary
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