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march1 US English

Walk in a military manner with a regular measured tread

march2 US English

A frontier or border area between two countries or territories, especially between England and Wales or (formerly) England and Scotland

March US English

The third month of the year, in the northern hemisphere usually considered the first month of spring

march US Thesaurus

the men marched past

March, Fredric US English

(1897–1975), US actor; born Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel. He starred in movies such as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932), The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), Inherit the Wind (1960), and Seven Days in May (1964)

dead march US English

A slow, solemn piece of music suitable to accompany a funeral procession

Long March US English

The epic withdrawal of the Chinese communists from southeastern to northwestern China in 1934–35, over a distance of 6,000 miles (9,600 km). 100,000 people, led by Mao Zedong, left the communist rural base after it was almost destroyed by the Kuomintang; 20,000 people survived the journey

March hare US English

A brown hare in the breeding season, noted for its leaping, boxing, and chasing in circles

march-past US English

A formal march by troops past a saluting point at a review

quick march US English

A brisk military march

route march US English

A march for troops over a designated route, typically via roads or tracks

slow march US English

A military marching pace approximately half the speed of the quick march

forced march US English

A fast march by soldiers, typically over a long distance

freedom march US English

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

hunger march US English

A march undertaken by a group of people in protest against unemployment or poverty, especially any of those by unemployed workers in Britain during the 1920s and 1930s

March Madness US English

The time of the annual NCAA college basketball tournament, generally throughout the month of March

wedding march US English

A piece of march music played at the entrance of the bride or the exit of the couple at a wedding

on the march US English

Marching

line of march US English

The route taken in marching

Hoe, Richard March US English

(1812–86), US inventor and industrialist. In 1846, he developed a successful rotary press, which greatly increased the speed of printing

steal a march on US English

Gain an advantage over (someone), typically by acting before they do

mad as a March hare US English

(Of a person) completely mad or irrational; crazy

march to a different drummer US English

Consciously adopt a different approach or attitude from the majority of people; be unconventional

forced march in forced US English

A fast march by soldiers, typically over a long distance

line of march in line1 US English

The route taken in marching

frogmarch US English

Force (someone) to walk forward by holding and pinning their arms from behind

marchlands US English

(Chiefly in historical contexts) an area of land on the border between two countries or territories

countermarch US English

March in the opposite direction or back along the same route

steal a march on in steal US English

Gain an advantage over (someone), typically by acting before they do

March King in Sousa, John Philip US English

(1854–1932), US composer and conductor; known as the March King. His works include more than a hundred marches, for example The Stars and Stripes Forever, King Cotton, and Hands Across the Sea. The sousaphone, invented in 1898, was named in his honor

mad as a March hare in March hare US English

(Of a person) completely mad or irrational; crazy

march to a different drummer in march1 US English

Consciously adopt a different approach or attitude from the majority of people; be unconventional

as mad as a March hare in March hare US English

(Of a person) completely mad or irrational; crazy

march to the beat of a different drummer in march1 US English

Consciously adopt a different approach or attitude from the majority of people; be unconventional


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