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

    Our Little English Cousin Blanche McManus
  • On the Sunday evening, 10th May, the 60th Rifles assembled for church parade.

    The Disputed V.C. Frederick P. Gibbon
  • On the following Sunday we had our first church parade in the war zone.

    The Great War As I Saw It Frederick George Scott
  • On the following Sunday, we had a church parade in the square in Armentieres.

    The Great War As I Saw It Frederick George Scott
  • church parade at ten; great cleaning and brushing up for it.

    In the Ranks of the C.I.V. Erskine Childers
  • It was a sunny Sunday morning and the church parade was popular.

    Castle Craneycrow George Barr McCutcheon
  • It was comme il faut, and then one walked in the Park afterwards for church parade, and met all one's friends.

    The Angel Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

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