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Rear guard
Rear Rear, a. Being behind, or in the hindmost part; hindmost; as, the rear rank of a company. Rear admiral, an officer in the navy, next in rank below a vice admiral, and above a commodore. See Admiral. Rear front (Mil.), the rear rank of a body of troops when faced about and standing in that position. Rear guard (Mil.), the division of an army that marches in the rear of the main body to protect it; -- used also figuratively. Rear line (Mil.), the line in the rear of an army. Rear rank (Mil.), the rank or line of a body of troops which is in the rear, or last in order. Rear sight (Firearms), the sight nearest the breech. To bring up the rear, to come last or behind.

Meaning of Rear guard from wikipedia

- The Rear Guard is a 1976 pilot episode for an American adaptation of the British situation comedy Dad's Army. The pilot was aired on Tuesday, 10 August...
- "the guard which is behind", originating with the medieval custom of dividing an army into three battles or wards; Van, Main (or Middle) and Rear. The...
- services, rear admiral (lower half) replaced the rank of commodore in 1985. U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. PHS, U.S. NOAA rank insignia of a rear admiral...
- list of active duty rear admirals (two-star rear admiral, abbreviated RADM) serving in the United States Navy, United States Coast Guard, United States Public...
- Officer Corps (NOAA Corps). Rear admiral (Royal Australian Navy) Rear admiral (Bangladesh Navy) Rear admiral (Belize Coast Guard) Rear admiral (French: Contre-amiral)...
- December 2, 1899, in northern Luzon in the Philippines. A 60-man Filipino rear guard commanded by Brigadier General Gregorio del Pilar suc****bed to more than...
- Rear Guard is a horizontally scrolling shooter written for the Atari 8-bit family and released in December 1981 by Adventure International. Neil Larimer...
- States Coast Guard. Retrieved 21 April 2014. "Rear Admiral Edward H. Thiele" (PDF). United States Coast Guard. Retrieved 7 May 2014. "Rear Admiral Carl...
- escorts, and two honour guard platoons guarding the colour from the rear also armed. Unlike in other countries the colour guard company wears either full...
- Napoleon Bonaparte and an Austrian rear guard led by Karl Philipp Sebottendorf at Lodi, Lombardy. The rear guard was defeated, but the main body of Johann...