reg·​i·​men·​tal | \ ˌre-jə-ˈmen-tᵊl How to pronounce regimental (audio) \

Definition of regimental

1 : of or relating to a regiment

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The boxy quilted BBag is a riff on the traditional quilted flap bag with a gold chain added for a touch of decadent luxury; Romeo’s spikes and studs deliver punk attitude, while the Twist plays up the canteen bag’s regimental origins. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Cara Delevingne and Olivier Rousteing on Handbags, Friendship, and Their New Balmain Collab," 28 May 2019 The images on Bowser’s regimental flags were designed to be inflammatory to Confederate soldiers, Becton said. Washington Post, "Battle flag carried by black Union troops hits auction block," 10 June 2019 The name of the parade derives from the custom of the various regiments showing off their regimental flags, then crucial on battlefields for troops to recognize in the fog of war. Sara M Moniuszko, USA TODAY, "Duchess Meghan attends Trooping the Colour after skipping Trump visit, Prince Louis makes balcony debut," 8 June 2019 Indeed, what was once a stark-white corner storefront is now ornamented with boxwood topiaries and a zig-zag pattern—borrowed from the regimental tie of the Royal Artillery—covers the exterior awnings and the interior floors and walls. Zachary Weiss, Vogue, "At the New Rowing Blazers Flagship, a Champagne-Fueled House Party Raged," 3 May 2019 Given his name, Cruachan IV is, unsurprisingly, the fourth Cruachan to serve as the regimental mascot of The Royal Regiment of Scotland, but the royal family's connection dates back to the very first. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Queen Elizabeth and Prince Harry Have Both Had Run-ins with Cruachan, the Mischevious Shetland Pony," 17 Jan. 2019 In 1916, Europe volunteered for military service, becoming a lieutenant in the 15th Regiment of the New York National Guard, his duty being to form and direct a regimental band. John Check, WSJ, "‘Making Music American’ Review: Turning Swords Into Saxophones," 28 Dec. 2018 Oftentimes, the event is supported by music, usually the regimental band from Wellington Barracks, playing traditional marches and military songs. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Buckingham Palace Has a Mamma Mia! Moment During the Changing of the Guard," 27 July 2018 During each Trooping the Colour ceremony, one from among the Foot Guard regiments takes its turn presenting its regimental colors down the ranks. Erin Hill,, "It's the Most Royal Day of the Year! All About Trooping the Colour — and Meghan Markle's Debut," 8 June 2018

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First Known Use of regimental

1629, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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