Definition of freedom march in English:

freedom march

Syllabification: free·dom march

noun

A march organized as a demonstration of protest against a political entity for its oppressive policies, which are often directed at a specific group such as a minority.
More example sentences
  • Mums and children carried banners through Gloucester Park on the ‘freedom march’ to the council offices on Saturday and chanted slogans in St Martin's Square.
  • But the increasing involvement of women in freedom marches and, somewhat later, the protests of the Vietnam War give rise to a budding awareness of gender injustices.
  • The curator is especially qualified to talk about African-American history, as she took part in the freedom marches and was clubbed and arrested on the Selma bridge.

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