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English definition of “the trooping of the colour”

the trooping of the colour

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a ceremony in which a military flag is carried in public with the soldiers that it represents marching behind it: We watched the trooping of the colour live from Horse Guards Parade.CeremoniesMilitary training and ceremonies
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