Definition of the Horse Guards from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    the Horse Guards

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  1. 1(also formal the Royal Horse Guards) a group of cavalry soldiers (= soldiers who once fought on horses) in the British Army. They were formed in 1661 and are now part of the Blues and Royals.
  2. 2the building in Whitehall in London outside which the ceremony of Changing the Guard takes place.