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march



Pronunciation: (märch), [key]
v.i.
1. to walk with regular and measured tread, as soldiers on parade; advance in step in an organized body.
2. to walk in a stately, deliberate manner.
3. to go forward; advance; proceed: Time marches on.

v.t.
1. to cause to march.
2. march on, to march toward, as in protest or in preparation for confrontation or battle: The angry mob marched on the Bastille.

n.
1. the act or course of marching.
2. the distance covered in a single period of marching.
3. advance; progress; forward movement: the march of science.
4. a piece of music with a rhythm suited to accompany marching.
5. on the march, moving ahead; progressing; advancing: Automation is on the march.
6. steal a march on, to gain an advantage over, esp. secretly or slyly.

march



Pronunciation: (märch), [key]
n.
1. a tract of land along a border of a country; frontier.
2. marches,the border districts between England and Scotland, or England and Wales.

v.i.
to touch at the border; border.

March



Pronunciation: (märch), [key]
n.
the third month of the year, containing 31 days.Abbr.: Mar.

March



Pronunciation: (märch for 1–3; märkh for 4), [key]
n.
1. Francis Andrew, 1825–1911, U.S. philologist and lexicographer.
2. Fredric (Frederick McIntyre Bickel), 1897–1975, U.S. actor.
3. Pey•ton Con•way Pronunciation: (pāt'n kon'wā), [key] 1864–1955, U.S. army officer (son of Francis Andrew March).
4. German name of the Morava.

March.




Marchioness.

M.Arch.




Master of Architecture.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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