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March British & World English

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

March, Fredric British & World 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)

march1 British & World English

Walk in a military manner with a regular measured tread

march2 British & World English

An area of land on the border between two countries or territories, especially between England and Wales or (formerly) England and Scotland

march English Thesaurus

a squadron of soldiers marched past

dead march British & World English

A slow, solemn piece of music suitable for a funeral procession

Long March British & World English

The epic withdrawal of the Chinese communists from SE to NW China in 1934-5, over a distance of 9,600 km (6,000 miles). 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 British & World English

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

march-past British & World English

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

quick march British & World English

A brisk military march

route march British & World English

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

slow march British & World English

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

forced march British & World English

A fast march by soldiers, typically over a long distance

freedom march British & World 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 British & World 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 British & World English

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

wedding march British & World English

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

line of march British & World English

The route taken in marching

Hoe, Richard March British & World English

(1812–86), American inventor and industrialist. In 1846 he became the first printer to develop a successful rotary press, which greatly increased the speed of printing

steal a march on British & World English

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

mad as a March hare British & World English

(Of a person) completely mad or irrational; crazy

march to a different tune British & World English

Consciously adopt a different approach or attitude to the majority of people

forced march in forced British & World English

A fast march by soldiers, typically over a long distance

line of march in line1 British & World English

The route taken in marching

frogmarch British & World English

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

marchlands British & World English

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

countermarch British & World English

March in the opposite direction or back along the same route

steal a march on in steal British & World English

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

mad as a March hare in March hare British & World English

(Of a person) completely mad or irrational; crazy

march to a different tune in march1 British & World English

Consciously adopt a different approach or attitude to the majority of people

as mad as a March hare in March hare British & World English

(Of a person) completely mad or irrational; crazy

march to the beat of a different tune or drummer in march1 British & World English

Consciously adopt a different approach or attitude to the majority of people


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