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forced march
Pronunciation: /ˌfɔːst ˈmɑːtʃ/

Definition of forced march in English:

A fast march by soldiers, typically over a long distance.
Example sentences
  • Young soldiers practiced field firing and went on six-kilometer double-time forced marches in full combat gear in mountainous terrain.
  • He's a wiry, medium-size man, with a spiky two-week growth of beard and the hollow-eyed stare of a soldier on a long forced march.
  • This was not a forced march of compliant soldiers doing their duty.
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