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English definition of “march”

march

noun (SOLDIERS' WALK)    /mɑːtʃ/ US  /mɑːrtʃ/
[C or U] a walk , especially by a group of soldiers all walking with the same movement and speed : It had been a long march and the soldiers were weary . The border was within a day's march (= distance measured in time taken to walk it).Moving firmly on footThe armed forces generally on the march If soldiers are on the march, they have started marching to a place .Moving firmly on footThe armed forces generally
(Definition of march noun (SOLDIERS' WALK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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