drill team

noun

Definition of drill team

: an exhibition marching team that engages in precision drill

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The gravedigging drill team still makes sparks down Main Street, U.S.A. And now, Pappas says, there’s a photo op with them. Dewayne Bevil, orlandosentinel.com, "Disney: Not-So-Scary Halloween Party back with bride, Buzz, Jack Skellington," 20 Aug. 2019 As late as last week, according to two defense officials, the U.S. military was planning to have only about 300 service members involved in the celebration, primarily from drill teams and bands. The Washington Post, oregonlive.com, "Park Service diverting $2.5 million in fees to pay for Trump’s expanded July Fourth," 3 July 2019 At least 300 service members were slated to participate, primarily from military bands and drill teams, but that number could rise as additional military aircraft and other flourishes are added to the event. Juliet Eilperinand Josh Dawsey, BostonGlobe.com, "Trump asks for military tanks on the Mall as part of grandiose July Fourth event," 1 July 2019 At least 300 service members were slated to participate, primarily from military bands and drill teams, but that number could rise as additional military aircraft and other flourishes are added to the event. Anchorage Daily News, "Trump asks for military tanks on the Mall as part of grandiose July Fourth event," 1 July 2019 Every year, marching bands, drill teams, military units, floats and giant balloons participate in a mile-long parade that stretches along Constitution Avenue. Washington Post, "What to know about the July 4th celebration in Washington," 4 July 2019 Marching bands, fife and drum corps, floats, military units, giant balloons, equestrian, drill teams and more. Leada Gore | Lgore@al.com, al.com, "‘Salute to America’ July 4th celebration in Washington, D.C.: Schedule, how to watch, livestream," 4 July 2019 There will be an antique motorcycle ride-in show, motorcycle field games and a performance by the Victor McLaglen Motor Corps motorcycle stunt and drill team. Phil Marty, chicagotribune.com, "Walk to Canada, watch a PGA tournament in Illinois and more Midwest summer events," 14 June 2019 The annual tradition features floats, bands, equestrian units, marching groups, drill teams, dancers and even a llama. oregonlive.com, "Portland metro Friday traffic: Grand Floral Parade closes streets Saturday morning," 7 June 2019

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1928, in the meaning defined above

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