Meaning of “the trooping of the colour” in the English Dictionary

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"the trooping of the colour" in British English

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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.

(Definition of “the trooping of the colour” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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