marching band


: a group of musicians who play instruments while marching together at a parade or sports event

Examples of marching band in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Allen had received a Season 2 nod, and after his team missed the deadline for Emmys consideration for Season 3, Disney put on an elaborate spectacle the following year, complete with a hot rod and the USC marching band leading a parade to present Allen’s nomination ballot to the Television Academy. Ashley Spencer, Los Angeles Times, 24 May 2024 Under president John Ziemann, the Colts marching band continued to play until joining the Ravens organization. Mike Preston, Baltimore Sun, 29 Mar. 2024 Among the performers were the UCLA marching band and the Budweiser Clydesdales. Roger Vincent, Los Angeles Times, 17 May 2024 To further celebrate Risso’s Creativity Award honor, Badu kicked off a surprise marching band (dressed entirely in Marni, of course) performance. Sam Sussman, Vogue, 12 Apr. 2024 Unionization Efforts: How is a football team different from a marching band? Joe Drape, New York Times, 30 Mar. 2024 Mainly using traditional marching band instruments, Oakton’s band played five Metallica songs and wore costumes adorned with wigs and chains to appear like Metallica’s guitarists and drummers. Kyle Melnick, Washington Post, 14 Jan. 2024 Upon hearing this, the marching band from the University of Idaho — which hosted the first two rounds of the tournament — volunteered to fill in. Rachel Treisman, NPR, 29 Mar. 2024 Moreover, Marshall's arranging of a marching band airport arrival for his wife capped off this clever half-hour with what would be one of the sweetest Marshall and Lily moments ever. Ew Staff Updated,, 18 Mar. 2024

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“Marching band.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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