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parade ground

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Army
parade groundpaˈrade ˌground noun [countable]  PMAa place where soldiers practise marching or standing together in rows
Examples from the Corpus
parade groundThe central road between the gardens had become a parade ground.A real bomb fell on a parade ground, sending up smoke in an ominous column.Cottonwood trees buzzIng with locusts line the old parade ground.At a torch-lit ceremony held on the regimental parade ground two nights later, we were given our képis.In the centre of the buildings was a square parade ground with a forlorn flagpole.When he reached the guardroom he stopped and turned round for one last look at the parade ground.In the meantime there is much to be achieved before they too will march off the parade ground as trained servicewomen.There is a brief tent inspection before a bugler calls them to attention on the parade ground.
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