parade ground

parade ground
A large area of hard ground, usually of concrete or tarmac, where soldiers practice routine marching maneuvres.

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  • parade ground — Parade Pa*rade , n. [F., fr. Sp. parada a halt or stopping, an assembling for exercise, a place where troops are assembled to exercise, fr. parar to stop, to prepare. See {Pare}, v. t.] 1. The ground where a military display is held, or where… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • parade ground — parade grounds N COUNT A parade ground is an area of ground where soldiers practise marching and have parades …   English dictionary

  • parade ground — ► NOUN ▪ a place where troops gather for parade …   English terms dictionary

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  • parade ground — noun an area for holding parades (Freq. 4) • Hypernyms: ↑tract, ↑piece of land, ↑piece of ground, ↑parcel of land, ↑parcel * * * noun, pl ⋯ grounds [count] : a place where parades begin or happen …   Useful english dictionary

  • parade ground — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms parade ground : singular parade ground plural parade grounds an area where soldiers practise marching and where they stand in rows to be inspected (= looked at) by important people …   English dictionary

  • parade ground — Synonyms and related words: agora, amphitheater, arena, athletic field, auditorium, background, bear garden, bowl, boxing ring, bull ring, campus, canvas, circus, cockpit, coliseum, colosseum, course, field, floor, forum, ground, gym, gymnasium,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • parade ground — noun a place where troops gather for parade …   English new terms dictionary

  • parade ground — /pəˈreɪd graʊnd/ (say puh rayd grownd) noun a place where troops regularly assemble for parade …  

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