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regimental colour

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Definition of regimental colour in English:

noun

(In the UK) a regimental standard in the form of a silk flag, carried by a particular regiment along with its Queen’s colour.
Example sentences
  • 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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