open order

noun Military.
a troop formation for drill or basic combat training, the intervals between the individuals being greater than those in close order.
Also called extended order.

1615–25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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open order
military a formation that allows additional space between the ranks of a guard or inspected unit to allow the inspecting officer to pass

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