Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “march-past”

march-past

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈmɑːtʃ.pɑːst/ us    /ˈmɑːrtʃ.pæst/
a march of the armed forces past an officer of high rank or a king or queenMilitary training and ceremonies
(Definition of march-past from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of march-past?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Translations of “march-past”

Word of the Day

beer mat

a small piece of cardboard that you put under a glass to protect a table surface in a pub or bar

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More