drum corps

  1. a band, especially a marching band, of drum players usually under the direction of a drum major.

Origin of drum corps

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65

Words Nearby drum corps

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How to use drum corps in a sentence

  • It required no fife and drum corps, no Fourth of July procession, to set me tingling with patriotism.

    The Promised Land | Mary Antin