Definition of reveille in English:
A signal sounded especially on a bugle or drum to wake personnel in the armed forces: reveille was at 0430 hours
More example sentences
- At five o'clock in the morning, the reveille sounds and prisoner Ivan Denisovich Shukov lies in his bunk, wondering if he should get up.
- With an affectionate gaze at his sober colleague, the prudent maidservant removes the wine-bottle, while a trumpeter at the door satirically sounds the reveille.
- As the bugler played the reveille he finished his salute and walked past the Pool of Remembrance where a crowd had gathered.
Definition of reveille in:
- US English dictionary
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