Definition of March Madness in English:

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March Madness

Entry from US English dictionary


informal The time of the annual NCAA college basketball tournament, generally throughout the month of March.
Example sentences
  • Ncaa basketball's March Madness is only a few months away (I think it starts in April).
  • Another sport, basketball, has one period that is also especially big for beer, Patrick finds, the NCAA tournament or March Madness.
  • General interest in teams wanes, unlike in college basketball, where March Madness creates recognizable teams and players out of the little guys.

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Syllabification: March Mad·ness

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