March


March
March March, n. [F. marche.] 1. The act of marching; a movement of soldiers from one stopping place to another; military progress; advance of troops. [1913 Webster]

These troops came to the army harassed with a long and wearisome march. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence: Measured and regular advance or movement, like that of soldiers moving in order; stately or deliberate walk; steady onward movement; as, the march of time. [1913 Webster]

With solemn march Goes slow and stately by them. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

This happens merely because men will not bide their time, but will insist on precipitating the march of affairs. --Buckle. [1913 Webster]

3. The distance passed over in marching; as, an hour's march; a march of twenty miles. [1913 Webster]

4. A piece of music designed or fitted to accompany and guide the movement of troops; a piece of music in the march form. [1913 Webster]

The drums presently striking up a march. --Knolles. [1913 Webster]

{To make a march}, (Card Playing), to take all the tricks of a hand, in the game of euchre. [1913 Webster]


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