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military honours

noun [plural] uk   us  
ceremonies performed by soldiers to honour a king, queen, or other important person, or to honour someone important who has died: The Colonel was buried with full military honours.
Translations of “military honours”
in Chinese (Traditional) 檢閱儀仗隊儀式, 軍葬禮…
in Chinese (Simplified) 检阅仪仗队仪式, 军葬礼…
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