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church parade

noun
1.
a parade by servicemen or members of a uniformed organization for the purposes of attending religious services
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  • We walked through the "church parade" coming back from Westminster.

    Letters of a Diplomat's Wife Mary King Waddington
  • It was Sunday, and the soldiers, as luck had it, happened to be on a church parade.

    Adventures and Recollections Bill o'th' Hoylus End
  • They had first met in the Park, one May morning, after a church parade.

    The Dop Doctor Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  • This morning (Sunday, the 10th) we had the first church parade we have had for a long time.

    A Yeoman's Letters P. T. Ross
  • Available for “church parade” on Sunday, but prefers not to attend church previously, as he cannot get up so early.

  • "church parade" it is called; where everybody meets everybody else.

    Our Little English Cousin Blanche McManus
  • A church parade with an Irish cavalry regiment followed at 11 o'clock.

    With our Fighting Men William E. Sellers
  • On the Sunday evening, 10th May, the 60th Rifles assembled for church parade.

    The Disputed V.C. Frederick P. Gibbon
  • Around tea-tables, and at church parade, it was said "Americans do that," with some comment on the methods of the transfer.

  • On the following Sunday we had our first church parade in the war zone.

    The Great War As I Saw It Frederick George Scott

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