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last post

noun

  • uncountable (British English) (Military)the last post
    el toque de silencio
    Example sentences
    • After a single bugle player performed the last post a minute's silence was held to remember those who never came home.
    • Corporal Stephen Pountney played the last post on the bugle and relatives laid wreaths in front of the memorial.
    • A bugle blew in the Ruhr on Sunday, sounding the last post for the postwar German model.

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