Life Guards

plural noun (in the UK) a regiment of the Household Cavalry.

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  • Life Guards — n. [earlier also liefguard, prob. after Ger leibgarde, bodyguard < leib, body (see LIFE) + garde (see GUARD)] a special unit of cavalry which serves as part of the ceremonial guard for the British sovereign …   English World dictionary

  • Life Guards — Life Guards, the a ↑regiment (=large group of soldiers) in the British army which is part of the Household Cavalry …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Life Guards — Soldat der Life Guards vor Horse Guards Life Guards ist der Name des ältesten englischen Gardekavallerieregiments, das heute als Teil der britischen Armee ihren Dienst ableistet. Zusammen mit den Blues and Royals bilden die Life Guards die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Life Guards —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Lifeguard. Life Guards Le régiment des Life Guards est le régiment le plus ancien de l armée britannique. Le régiment est rattac …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Life Guards — There are several military regiments called the Life Guards:*The Life Guards of the British Army. *The Life Guards of the Swedish Army. *The Leib Guards of the Imperial Russian Army. *The Garde du Corps of the French Army during the Ancien Régime …   Wikipedia

  • Life Guards — (in Britain) a cavalry regiment forming part of the ceremonial guard of the monarch. Cf. household cavalry. [1640 50] * * * Life Guards plural noun Two troops of cavalry, first so called in 1685, amalgamated in 1922 and forming, with the Royal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Life Guards — (in Britain) a cavalry regiment forming part of the ceremonial guard of the monarch. Cf. household cavalry. [1640 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • Life Guards — /ˈlaɪf gadz/ (say luyf gahdz) plural noun a cavalry regiment of the British Household Brigade, distinguished by their scarlet uniform jackets and white helmets plumes …   Australian English dictionary

  • Life Guards (British Army) — Infobox Military Unit unit name=The Life Guards caption=Cap Badge of the Life Guards dates=21 May 1922 ndash; present country=United Kingdom branch=Army type=Household Cavalry role=Formation Reconnaissance/Ceremonial size=Regiment command… …   Wikipedia

  • Life Guards (Swedish Army) — Infobox Military Unit unit name = Svea Livgarde caption = Coat of Arms of the Svea Livgarde country = Sweden branch = Army identification symbol 4 = LG identification symbol 4 label = Abbreviation type = Horse Guards Foot Guards role = Training… …   Wikipedia

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