Definition of Blues and Royals in English:

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Blues and Royals

Entry from British & World English dictionary

plural noun

British
A regiment of the Household Cavalry.
Example sentences
  • Trooper Finney, of The Blues and Royals, is to be decorated with the George Cross.
  • The circumstances in which the serviceman, from the Blues and Royals Household Cavalry Regiment, was killed were unclear.
  • The crowd rose to their feet and applauded as the procession made its way down the hill, lined on either side by members of the two divisions of the Household Cavalry, the Lifeguards and the Blues and Royals.

Origin

Formed from the amalgamation (1969) of the Royal Horse Guards (also known as the Blues) and the Royal Dragoons.

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