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Definition of the Yeomen of the Guard noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the Yeomen of the Guard

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a military unit which traditionally guards the British king or queen at certain ceremonies. It was created in 1485 for the ceremony in which Henry VII became king. Its members still wear a red uniform in the Tudor style of that period, similar to that worn by , though the two groups are quite separate.

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