parade ground(s)


: a place where troops assemble regularly for parade : a place where parades begin
a military parade ground
Meet me at the parade grounds after the fireworks.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web In the Belgorod region near the Ukrainian border, two soldiers were detained on a parade ground in November and charged with refusing to obey a deployment order. Neil Macfarquhar,, 1 May 2023 The site is the ceremonial parade ground for Trooping the Color each June. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 6 Apr. 2023 Other members of the royal family, including Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan of Sussex, were invited to watch the marching troops from the Major General's Office overlooking the parade ground. Maria Puente, USA TODAY, 2 June 2022 Celebrated in June, the parade traditionally marches down The Mall, the street that runs from Buckingham Palace to Horse Guards Parade, the ceremonial parade ground located just over half a mile away. NBC News, 2 June 2022 Upon returning from the parade ground, the Queen and members of the royal family will make their customary balcony appearance. Rob Picheta, CNN, 1 June 2022 Video published by Kazakh news media on Thursday showed CSTO troops taking part in a farewell ceremony in Kazakhstan, marching on a parade ground at a military institute in Almaty. Patrick Reevell, ABC News, 13 Jan. 2022 This year’s Armed Forces Day will be remembered not for the marches and speeches, but for the army’s conduct off the parade ground. The Economist, 28 Mar. 2021 The 1,100-acre park in the Bronx has hosted races for more than a century; generations of runners have stampeded over the flats of the parade ground and into the gnarlier, wooded sections of the back hills. Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Online, 28 Sep. 2020 See More

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“Parade ground(s).” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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