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march         

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      vb  
1    intr   to walk or proceed with stately or regular steps, usually in a procession or military formation  
2    tr   to make (a person or group) proceed  
he marched his army to the town     
3    tr   to traverse or cover by marching  
to march a route     
      n  
4    the act or an instance of marching  
5    a regular stride  
a slow march     
6    a long or exhausting walk  
7    advance; progression (of time, etc.)  
8    a distance or route covered by marching  
9    a piece of music, usually in four beats to the bar, having a strongly accented rhythm  
10    steal a march on   to gain an advantage over, esp. by a secret or underhand enterprise  
     (C16: from Old French marchier to tread, probably of Germanic origin; compare Old English mearcian to mark1)  
  marcher      n  
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march          [2]  
      n  
1      (Also called)    marchland   a frontier, border, or boundary or the land lying along it, often of disputed ownership  
      vb  
2    intr; often foll by: upon or with   to share a common border (with)  
     (C13: from Old French marche, from Germanic; related to mark1)  

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March          [1]  
      n   the third month of the year, consisting of 31 days  
     (from Old French, from Latin Martius (month) of Mars)  

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March          [2]  
      n      the German name for the       Morava       1  

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Morava  
      n  
1    a river in central Europe, rising in the Sudeten Mountains, in the Czech Republic, and flowing south through Slovakia to the Danube: forms part of the border between the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Austria. Length: 370 km (230 miles),   (German name)    March         
2    a river in E Yugoslavia, formed by the confluence of the Southern Morava and the Western Morava near Stalac: flows north to the Danube. Length: 209 km (130 miles)  
3       the Czech name for       Moravia   1  


dead march  
      n   a piece of solemn funeral music played to accompany a procession, esp. at military funerals  
forced march  
      n     (Military)   a march in which normal needs are subordinated to the need for speed  
hunger march  
      n   a procession of protest or demonstration by the unemployed  
Long March  
      n   the. a journey of about 10000 km (6000 miles) undertaken (1934--35) by some 100000 Chinese Communists when they were forced out of their base in Kiangsi in SE China. They made their way to Shensi in NW China; only about 8000 survived the rigours of the journey  
march   [1]  
      vb  
1    intr   to walk or proceed with stately or regular steps, usually in a procession or military formation  
2    tr   to make (a person or group) proceed  
he marched his army to the town     
3    tr   to traverse or cover by marching  
to march a route     
      n  
4    the act or an instance of marching  
5    a regular stride  
a slow march     
6    a long or exhausting walk  
7    advance; progression (of time, etc.)  
8    a distance or route covered by marching  
9    a piece of music, usually in four beats to the bar, having a strongly accented rhythm  
10    steal a march on   to gain an advantage over, esp. by a secret or underhand enterprise  
     (C16: from Old French marchier to tread, probably of Germanic origin; compare Old English mearcian to mark1)  
  marcher      n  
march   [2]  
      n  
1      (Also called)    marchland   a frontier, border, or boundary or the land lying along it, often of disputed ownership  
      vb  
2    intr; often foll by: upon or with   to share a common border (with)  
     (C13: from Old French marche, from Germanic; related to mark1)  
March          [1]  
      n   the third month of the year, consisting of 31 days  
     (from Old French, from Latin Martius (month) of Mars)  
March          [2]  
      n      the German name for the       Morava       1  
MArch  
      abbrev. for   Master of Architecture  
March.  
      abbrev. for   Marchioness  
march brown  
      n   an angler's name for the dun and spinner of various mayflies or an artificial fly imitating one of these  
March hare  
      n   a hare during its breeding season in March, noted for its wild and excitable behaviour (esp. in the phrase mad as a March hare)  
march past  
      n   the marching of troops on parade past a person who is reviewing them  
quick march  
      n  
1    a march at quick time or the order to proceed at such a pace  
      interj  
2    a command to commence such a march  
slow march  
      n     (Military)   a march in slow time  

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march

  

      vb  
1    file, footslog, pace, parade, stalk, stride, strut, tramp, tread, walk  
      n  
2    hike, routemarch, tramp, trek, walk  
3    demo     (informal)   demonstration, parade, procession  
4    gait, pace, step, stride  
5    advance, development, evolution, progress, progression  
6    on the march      advancing, afoot, astir, en route, marching, on one's way, on the way, proceeding, progressing, under way  

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