troop the colour

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Perform the ceremony of parading a regiment's flag along ranks of soldiers as part of the ceremonial of the mounting of the guard; the first standing order on the subject (although it does not contain the word) is dated May 1755, but the name may date back to the time of Marlborough.

trooping the colour in the UK, a ceremony carried out on the monarch's official birthday.

Subjects: Military History.

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