parade ground(s)

noun

: 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.

Examples of parade ground(s) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Basic training graduations on the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland parade grounds were a celebrated ritual until the coronavirus pandemic stopped it cold. Sig Christenson, San Antonio Express-News, 20 Apr. 2022 And in the end, the crowd scrambled down from aluminum bleachers and quietly walked from the parade grounds. San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 Mar. 2022 The couple will view the Horse Guards Parade on Thursday from the Major General's Office, which overlooks the parade grounds, along with other grandchildren of Queen Elizabeth who are not taking part in the carriage procession or balcony appearance, like Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie. Stephanie Petit and Simon Perry, PEOPLE.com, 1 June 2022 The Congress Hall begun by the Nazis near the parade grounds was never finished, and today houses a documentation center about Nuremberg's history during the Nazi era. David Rising, Star Tribune, 19 Nov. 2020 Meanwhile, King Charles waved his top hat as the national anthem played during his arrival to the parade grounds. Simon Perry, Peoplemag, 21 June 2023 The parade was relatively short by the standard of previous parades, and unlike previous shows there was no aerial component, which typically showcases Russian Aerospace Forces fighters, bombers, and helicopters flying in formation over the parade grounds. Popular Mechanics, 10 May 2023 During World War II, the Army’s 10th Mountain Division trained for mountain warfare at Camp Hale, a sprawling base with 245 barracks, parade grounds, a combat range, ski hills, a stockade, and more. Andrea Sachs, BostonGlobe.com, 13 Apr. 2023 There are areas in the parcel, such as the parade grounds, that must remain open spaces, as was laid out in the fort's re-use plan, which was drafted just prior to the fort's closing. Dan Radel, USA TODAY, 23 Dec. 2022

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“Parade ground(s).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parade%20ground%28s%29. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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